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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private
Service Years
1942 - 1943
MOS
745-Rifleman
Home State
Ohio


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Solomon Islands
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall Coordinates
Section L, Row 12, Grave 93
Jul 10, 1943
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Under the provisions of ALNAV #353-45, dated 22 October 1945, you are eligible for the World War II Victory Medal and are authorized to wear the World War II Victory Ribbon, by reason of having served... More
1945
Service to 1943
1st Raider Bn/Co B
1st Raider Bn/Co B
Rank
Private
Location
Company B, 1st Raider Battalion, 1st Marine Raider Regiment, FMF, In the Field, New Georgia - Solomon Islands
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1943
I Marine Amphibious Corps (I MAC)/Transient Center
I Marine Amphibious Corps (I MAC)/Transient Center
Rank
Private
Location
Casual Det, Casual & Replacement Battalion, 1st Marine Amphib Corps, In the Field, Noumea - New Caledonia
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1943
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Killed in Action, 10 Jul 1943, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on New Georgia Island, British Solomon Islands.
1943
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Combat Action Ribbon Eligibility for the Navy version (Navy-Marine Corps 1969, retroactive from December 7, 1941). Specifically; Dec. 7, 1941 to Apr. 14, 1946 (World War II) an award of only once per ... More
1943
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to enlisted members in the Regular Marine Corps or Marine Corps Reserve to recognize good behavior and faithful service in the U.S. ... More
Comments
For first award only, the MCGCM may be awarded, provided conduct requirements are met, to the next of kin in those cases where service member is killed in combat action against an opposing armed force... More
1943
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
New Georgia Island, British Solomon Islands.
1943
New Georgia Group Operation
Description
This operation was fought during the Pacific war on this group of islands situated in the central Solomons. US forces invaded them as part of an American offensive (CARTWHEEL) to isolate and neutraliz... More
1943 - 1943
6th Replacement Draft
6th Replacement Draft
Rank
Private
Location
6th Replacement Battalion, FMF, In the Field, Noumea - New Caledonia
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1943
RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island/4th Recruit Training Bn (Cadre)
RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island/4th Recruit Training Bn (Cadre)
Rank
Private
Location
4th & 10th Recruit Battalions, Recruit Depot, Marine Barracks, Parris Island - California
MOS
521-Basic Marine, Enlisted
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1942
Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 0000
School
Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
Platoon
0000
1942
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Dec 1942, arrived in the Pacific Theater of Operations with the 6th Replacement Battalion, FMF, In the Field.
1942
Service from 1942

 
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