Scarborough, Jr, Hartwell V, Col

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8042-Colonel, Naval Aviator/Naval Flight Officer
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1965-1968, 8042, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Service Years
1941 - 1968
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North Carolina
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Burlington, NC

Date of Passing
Nov 12, 1995
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For heroism and extraordinary achievement as Flight Officer and Division Leader in Marine Fighting Squadron TWO FOURTEEN during action against enemy Japanese forces in the Solomon Islands Area from March 14 to May 15 and from July 22 to Sept 1, 1943. Although his guns jammed during an interception mission over Guadalcanal, First Lieutenant Scarborough, with grim determination in the face of tremendous odds, continued his passes of enemy bombers and fighters until he finally restored one weapon to action and shot down a zero.Refusing to drop out of the fight despite his dangerously limited firepower, he pressed home his attacks until his own plane was so badly damaged that he had to make a dead stick landing with a severed rudder control cable. On two subsequent occasions he shot down four planes during escort to Shortland Islands and three while fighter cover foe a b-24 bombing against Kahili. His superb airmanship and aggressive fighting spirit were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.
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  1950-1952, 7598, VMR-152

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24 Members Also There at Same Time

Brewer, Charles, Capt, (1943-1953) 75 7302 Captain
Devinney, William Lester, Capt, (1942-1951) 75 7302 Captain
Crowe Sr, Norman, SgtMaj, (1941-1971) 60 6021 Master Gunnery Sergeant
Magee, Luther, MSgt, (1945-1966) 6761 Master Sergeant
Zacavich, Edward, SgtMaj, (1939-1959) 60 6000 Master Sergeant
Barger, Fay, GySgt, (1939-1959) 4 0451 Technical Sergeant
Bradfield, Donald F, SgtMaj, (1942-1969) 60 6019 Technical Sergeant
Kratz, Charles, SSgt, (1952-1956) 67 6761 Staff Sergeant
Griffith, Richard C, SSgt, (1946-1954) 60 6042 Staff Sergeant
Kratz, Charles, SSgt, (1952-1956) 66 6615 Staff Sergeant
Rush, Richard, MGySgt, (1946-1973) 6725 Staff Sergeant
Rush, Richard, MGySgt, (1946-1973) 6725 Staff Sergeant
Abbott, Benjamin, Sgt, (1944-1951) 64 6441 Sergeant
Holt, Bill, Sgt, (1949-1952) 64 6441 Sergeant
Kane, Richard, Sgt, (1948-1958) 35 3531 Sergeant
McCown Sr, John, SSgt, (1949-1959) 64 6434 Sergeant
Milliman, Dowayne, SSgt, (1948-1952) 64 6433 Corporal
Valente, Maurizio, Sgt, (1951-1953) 6700 Corporal
Scarborough, Hartwell, Col, (1941-1968) Major
Adams, George Dwain, GySgt, (1942-1967) OF Sergeant
Bendsen, Vern, Sgt, (1950-1957) Sergeant
Tallman, William, PFC, (1948-1950) Private 1st Class
Tallman, William, PFC, (1948-1950) Private 1st Class
Roberts, Deane, Col Colonel
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Becker, James Lee, MTSgt, (1942-1951) 75 7598 Technical Sergeant
Edwards, Charles Woodrow, MSgt, (1941-1951) 60 6019 Master Sergeant

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