Adams, George Frank, PFC

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Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
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Primary Unit
1944-1945, 521, 1st Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (1/28)
Service Years
1944 - 1945

Private 1st Class


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Englewood, CO
Last Address
2700 So. Clarkson St.
Englewood, CO

Casualty Date
Mar 10, 1945
Hostile, Died
Unknown, Not Reported
World War II
Location of Interment
Fairmount Cemetery - Denver, Colorado
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section No 1/3 Lot 131, Block 72

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 2nd Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (2/28) Details

2nd Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (2/28)
The 2nd Battalion, 28th Marine Regiment (2nd Battalion, 28th Marines) is an infantry battalion of the United States Marine Corps. The battalion (inactive since the Vietnam War) which is part of the 28th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Division, fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. Six Marines of E Company, 2nd Battalion, 28th Marines were featured in the historical photo by Joe Rosenthal of the U.S. flag raising on top of Mount Suribachi.

Subordinate units

World War II
  • Headquarters Company
  • Dog Company
  • Easy Company
  • Foxtrot Company
  • Weapons Company
Vietnam War
  • Headquarters Company
  • Delta Company
  • Echo Company
  • Fox Company
  • Weapons Company


World War II

Early days

The 2nd Battalion, 28th Marine Regiment was activated at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in February 1944 as part of the 5th Marine Division. Many of the battalion's personnel came from the recently inactivated 3rd and 4th Parachute Battalions. In September of that year, the division sent to Hawaii to begin training for combat in the Pacific theater.

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Parent Unit
28th Marine Regiment
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Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
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140 Members Also There at Same Time
2nd Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (2/28)

Pease, Wayne Leroy, 1stLt, (1942-1952) 3 0311 Private 1st Class
Reuck, Roy Alden, PFC, (1943-1945) 3 0311 Private 1st Class
Zacharias, Charles, PFC, (1944-1946) 3 0311 Private 1st Class
Mackoff, William Samuel, Pvt, (1942-1945) 3 0311 Private
Haynes, Fred, MGen, (1942-1977) 3 0302 Captain
Severance, David, Col, (1938-1968) 3 0302 Captain
Tuttle, Albert Theodore, 1stLt, (1943-1946) 3 0302 First Lieutenant
Wells, John Keith, Maj, (1942-1959) 3 0302 First Lieutenant
Young, Leonard R, MSgt, (1936-1966) 3 0369 First Sergeant
Warner, Howard C, TSgt (Grade 2), (1943-1956) 3 Sergeant
Adams, William, PFC 3 0331 Private 1st Class
Hayes, Ira, Cpl, (1942-1945) 3 Private 1st Class
Phillips, George, Pvt, (1944-1945) 3 0300 Private
Johnson, Chandler Wilce, LtCol, (1929-1945) 99 9906 Lieutenant Colonel
Slifka, Edward J, SSgt, (1942-1946) 33 3371 Staff Sergeant
Fitzgerald, Charles Leo, Sgt, (1942-1945) OF 737 Sergeant
Volz, Charles, Sgt, (1942-1945) OF 737 Sergeant
Hathaway, Wayne C, Cpl, (1942-1945) OF 737 Corporal
Keller, Howard Paul, Cpl, (1941-1945) 521 Corporal
Lane, Robert M, Cpl 521 Corporal
McMillen, Arvel J, Cpl 521 Corporal
Skelton, John Alton, Cpl, (1943-1945) 33 3371 Corporal
Vaughan, Luther P, Cpl, (1943-1945) 33 3371 Corporal
Wheeler, Richard, Cpl, (1941-1945) 521 Corporal
Wheeler, Richard, Cpl, (1941-1945) 521 Corporal
Girman, Michael, FM1, (1941-1946) OF Field Music Corporal
Blow, Lloyd, PFC, (1943-1945) Private 1st Class
Boyd, George Wesley, PFC, (1943-1945) OF 745 Private 1st Class
Carnine, Herman, PFC, (1942-1945) 521 Private 1st Class
Daugherty, Thomas J, PFC, (1943-1945) OF 745 Private 1st Class
Espenes, Kenneth, SSgt, (1944-1956) 521 Private 1st Class
Jackson, Robert F W, PFC, (1943-1945) OF 745 Private 1st Class
James, George, Cpl, (1942-1946) 25 Private 1st Class
Kaufman, Alfred Walter, PFC, (1944-1945) OF 746 Private 1st Class
Lair, Jack D, PFC, (1943-1945) OF 745 Private 1st Class
Lynd, Claud A, PFC, (1942-1945) OF 604 Private 1st Class
Mooney, Leonard, PFC, (1943-1946) 521 Private 1st Class
Roberts, Victor G, PFC, (1942-1946) OF 746 Private 1st Class
Rogers, Robert Marion, PFC, (1943-1945) OF 745 Private 1st Class
Ross, Luther O, PFC, (1942-1945) OF 604 Private 1st Class
Bradt, John Henry, Pvt, (1943-1945) OF 746 Private
Critchfield, John, Pvt, (1944-1945) OF 745 Private
Homa, Michael, Pvt, (1942-1945) OF Private
Legg, Norman R, Pvt, (1944-1945) OF 746 Private
Winters, Dean Gail, Pvt, (1942-1945) 521 Private
EMERY, GREG, HM3, (1942-1945) 0 HM-8404 Hospital Corpsman Third Class Petty Officer
Strong, Benjamin, Cpl Corporal
Hackler, Glen, PFC, (1943-1945) OF Private 1st Class
E Co.

Hipps, Gerald Lamar, Cpl, (1942-1946) 3 0311 Corporal
Ruhl, Donald Jack, PFC, (1942-1945) 3 0311 Private 1st Class
Ward, Phillip Lavon, PFC, (1944-1946) 3 0311 Private 1st Class
Schrier, Harold, LtCol, (1936-1961) OF 1542 First Lieutenant
Stoddard, George E, Capt, (1943-1963) OF 1542 First Lieutenant
Alger, Warren Glen, Sgt, (1942-1945) OF 737 Sergeant
Enriquez, Francisco P, Sgt, (1944-1946) 33 3371 Sergeant
Hansen, Henry Oliver, Sgt, (1938-1945) OF 521 Sergeant
Snyder, Howard M, Sgt, (1942-1945) OF 737 Sergeant
Strank, Michael, Sgt, (1939-1945) OF 653 Sergeant
Thomas, Ernest I, PltSgt, (1942-1945) OF 812 Platoon Sergeant

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