McDowell, Wilbert Calvin, Sgt

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Last Rank
Last Primary MOS
521-Other duty (PFC/Private)
Primary Unit
1946-1946, 521, Marine Barracks San Diego, CA
Service Years
1942 - 1946



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 Personal Details 

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Osawatomie, Kansas
Last Address
San Bernardino, California.

Date of Passing
May 26, 1999
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
United States Marine Raiders Association6th Marine Division Association
  1990, United States Marine Raiders Association [Verified]1
  1990, 6th Marine Division Association [Verified]

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Retired for many years.
Other Comments:
Following WWII, W.C. "Red" McDowell worked for a time in the aircraft industry, and later with the San Bernadino County (CA) Sheriff's Department for many years.
 Photo Album   (More...

 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Sharpshooter

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CAInfantry Training School(s) West1st Raider Bn4th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)
Wounded Warrior Regiment/Wounded Warrior Bn - EastUS Navy/Naval Hospital OaklandMarine Barracks
  1942-1942, 521, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1942-1943, 521, Fleet Marine Force Units
  1943-1943, 521, Infantry Training School (Cadre) Camp Pendleton
  1943-1944, 521, 1st Raider Bn
  1944-1944, 521, 4th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)
  1944-1945, 521, 1st Raider Bn
  1945-1945, 521, Trippler Army Hospital, HI
  1945-1945, 521, US Navy/Naval Hospital Oakland
  1945-1945, 521, Marine Barracks
  1945-1946, 521, US Navy/NAVHOSP San Diego CA
  1946-1946, 521, Marine Barracks San Diego, CA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Guam (1944)4
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1942-44)/Landing at Emirau6
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa 7
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Mac & Sally McDowell4
  A Day at the Races (with nephew)1
  Power Boat Racing2
  Visiting With Family Members1
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