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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Service Years
1944 - 1968
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Home State
Georgia

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Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Quang Nam
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall Coordinates
*Plot: Section 3 Site 4110-C
Mar 09, 1968
Service to 1968
III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)
III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Location
Danang - Vietnam
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1968 - 1968
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
Description Pending
1968
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1968
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Colors) was authorized to be worn by units individually cited for service in military operations in support of the government of Sout... More
Description
Description Pending
1968
Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation
Criteria
The unit citation of the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal was awarded certain units by the Vietnamese government for meritorious service during the period 1 March 1961 to 28 March 1974.
Description
Description Pending
1968
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Criteria
This medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who: 1. Served for 6 months in South Vietnam during the period 1 Mar 61 and 28 Mar 73; or 2. Served outside the geographical l... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1968
III MAF
III MAF
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Location
Danang - Vietnam
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Comments
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1967 - 1968
Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Location
Arlington - Virginia
Comments
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1965 - 1967
3rd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (3/4), 4th Marine Regiment
3rd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (3/4), 4th Marine Regiment
Rank
Major
Location
Kaneohe - Hawaii
Comments
Comments Pending
1961 - 1964
The Basic School
The Basic School
Rank
Captain
Location
Quantico - Virginia
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Comments
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1957 - 1960
3rd Marine Division
3rd Marine Division
Rank
Captain
Location
Okinawa - Japan
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Comments
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1956 - 1957
Hd Enl Recruiting Section/Deputy Dir  USMCRecruiting
Hd Enl Recruiting Section/Deputy Dir USMCRecruiting
Rank
Captain
Location
Atlanta - Georgia
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Comments
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1953 - 1956
Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
Description
First marine Division, Reinforced for service in Korea 15 Sept-11 Oct 1950, 27 Nov-11Dec 1950 and 1951
1951
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1951
1st Marine Regiment
1st Marine Regiment
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
FMF - Korea, South
Comments
Comments Pending
1950 - 1951
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
wounds received in action against the enemy on 28 Nov 1950 in Korea
1950
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Comments
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1950
Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
Description
(September 15–26, 1950) in the Korean War, an amphibious landing by U.S. and South Korean forces at the port of Inchon, near the South Korean capital, Seoul. A daring operation planned and executed un... More
1950 - 1950
Battle of the Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
Description
The Battle of Chosin Reservoir, also known as the Chosin Reservoir Campaign or the Changjin Lake Campaign was a decisive battle in the Korean War. "Chosin" is the Japanese pronunciation of the Korean ... More
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1950 - 1950
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1946
Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
School
Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
1944
Service from 1944

 
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