Amos, Robert, Sgt

MIA/POW
 
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 Service Details
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
2531-Field Radio Operator
Last MOSGroup
Communications
Primary Unit
1944-Present, 2531, Missing In Action
Service Years
1936 - 1944
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Golden Dragon Certificate

Sergeant

 
Two Hash Marks

 

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 Personal Details 

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State of Birth
Arizona
Arizona
Year of Birth
1917
 
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 Official Badges 


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon


 Military Association Memberships
American Defenders of Bataan & CorregidorWorld War II Fallen
  1942, American Defenders of Bataan & Corregidor
  1944, World War II Fallen


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Died in Ship's Sinking, Japanese Hell ship, Arisan Maru, 24 October 1944
Prisoner of War Medal
Sergeantl Robert A. Amos (MCSN: 254404), United States Marine Corps, was captured by the Japanese after the fall of Corregidor, Philippine Islands, on 6 May 1942, and was held as a Prisoner of War until his death while still in captivity.
Action Date: May 6, 1942 - Died in Captivity
   
Other Comments:
Body Not Recovered

   
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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Sharpshooter (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1936, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA2nd Marine DivisionMARDET USS Indianapolis (CA-35)Marine Barracks
MARDET American Legation, Peking, China4th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)Prisoner of War
  1936-1936, 0300, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1936-1937, 2531, 2nd Marine Division/2nd Signal Bn
  1937-1938, 2531, MARDET USS Indianapolis (CA-35)
  1938-1940, 2531, Marine Barracks Quantico, VA
  1940-1941, 2531, MARDET American Legation, Peking, China
  1941-1942, 2531, 4th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)
  1942-1944, 2531, Prisoner of War - Japan
  1944-Present, 2531, Missing In Action
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Bataan
 Colleges Attended
Phoenix College
  1935-1936, Phoenix College
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