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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Service Years
1942 - 1942
MOS
603-Field Artillery Crewman
Home State
Ohio


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall Coordinates
Section 12, Grave 3122
Oct 14, 1942
Service to 1942
P Btry, 5th Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (5/11)
P Btry, 5th Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (5/11)
Rank
Private 1st Class
Location
Battery P, 5th Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division, FMF, In the Field, Guadalcanal - Solomon Islands
MOS
603-Field Artillery Crewman
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1942 - 1942
M Btry, 4th Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (4/11)
M Btry, 4th Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (4/11)
Rank
Private
Location
Battery M, 4th Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division, FMF, Marine Barracks, New River - North Carolina
MOS
603-Field Artillery Crewman
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1942 - 1942
10th Recruit Training Bn, RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island
10th Recruit Training Bn, RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island
Rank
Private
Location
10th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Barracks, Parris Island - South Carolina
MOS
521-Basic Marine, Enlisted
Comments
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1942 - 1942
Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
School
Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
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1942
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, 14 Oct 1942, during offensive operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Guadalcanal Island, British Solomon Islands.
1942
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
1942
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION
to the
FIRST MARINE DIVISION

For service as follows:
Under command of Major General Alexander A. Vandergrift... 
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1942
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
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
Jul 1942, arrived in the Pacific Theater of Operations with the Battery P, 5th Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division, FMF, In the Field.
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
Guadalcanal Island, British Solomon Islands.
1942
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
1942
Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)
Description
The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by Allied forces, was a military campaign fought between 7 August 1942 and 9 February 1943 on and a... More
1942 - 1942
Service from 1942

 
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