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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Service Years
1942 - 1944
MOS
745-Rifleman
Home State
Minnesota


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Guam
Conflict
World War II
Wall Coordinates
Temple of Aaron Cemetery, Roseville, MN
Jul 22, 1944
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 1944
2nd Bn, 21st Marine Regiment (2/21)
2nd Bn, 21st Marine Regiment (2/21)
Rank
Private 1st Class
Location
2nd Battalion, 21st Marines, 3rd Marine Division, FMF, In the Field - Guam
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1944
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, 22 Jul 1944, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Guam Island, Marianas Islands.
1944
Navy Unit Commendation
Criteria
The Navy Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself by outstanding heroism in action against an enemy (but not suff... More
Description
THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY
Washington
The Secretary of the Navy takes pleasure in commending the
TWENTY-FIRST MARINES, REINFORCED, serving as the TWENTY-FIRST REGIMENTAL COMBAT TEAM, THIRD MARINE DIVISIO... 
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1944
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
1944
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
Guam Island, Marianas Islands
1944
Battle of Guam (1944)
Description
Guam, ringed by reefs, cliffs, and heavy surf, presents a formidable challenge for an attacker. But despite the obstacles, on 21 July, the Americans landed on both sides of the Orote peninsula on the ... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Bougainville
Description
After New Georgia, the next major operation was an invasion of the island of Bougainville, which was approached by landings at Mono and Stirling in the Treasury Islands on October 25-27, 1943. A Marin... More
1943 - 1944
Marine Barracks Whidbey Island
Marine Barracks Whidbey Island
Rank
Private
Location
Marine Barracks, Naval Air Station, Whidbey Island - Washington
MOS
522-Guard
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 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
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
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
Mar 1943, arrived in the Pacific Theater of Operations with the Company H, 2nd Battalion, 21st Marines, 3rd Marine Division, FMF, In the Field.
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
Bougainville Island, British Solomon Islands
1943
Marine Barracks Seattle , WA
Marine Barracks Seattle , WA
Rank
Private
Location
Marine Barracks, Naval Air Station, Seattle - Washington
MOS
522-Guard
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1942
5th Recruit Training Bn
5th Recruit Training Bn
Rank
Private
Location
5th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Corps Base, San Diego - California
MOS
521-Basic Marine, Enlisted
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1942
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
School
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
1942
Service from 1942

 
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