Britt, Wade Hampton, Jr., Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary MOS
7302-Pilot VMF
Last MOSGroup
Pilots/Naval Flight Officers
Primary Unit
1942-1943, 7302, VMF-213
Service Years
1936 - 1943
Officer_ Collar Insignia

Major

 
 

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 Personal Details 


Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Winston-Salem
Last Address
Winston-Salem

Casualty Date
Apr 13, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Forsyth Memorial Park Cemetery - Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 6

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
World War II Fallen
  1943, World War II Fallen

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 Ribbon Bar
Pilot Wings
Rifle Expert (Pre 1959)Pistol Expert

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1936, The Basic School (Quantico, VA)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Sea Indoctrination Course, Portsmouth VAMarine Barracks1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Pensacola, FLMAG-11VMF-111VMF-213
  1936-1936, 0301, Sea Indoctrination Course, Portsmouth VA
  1936-1937, 0301, Marine Barracks Portsmouth, NH
  1937-1938, 0301, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
  1938-1938, 0301, USMCR Rifle and Pistol Team, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1938-1939, 0301, Marine Barracks Norfolk Naval Shipyard Portsmouth, VA
  1939-1940, 7599, Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Pensacola, FL
  1940-1941, 7598, MAG-11
  1941-1942, 7598, VMF-111
  1942-1943, 7302, VMF-213
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Eastern Solomons (Stewart Island)
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/New Georgia Group Operation
  1943-1944 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Bougainville
 Colleges Attended
Citadel
  1932-1936, Citadel
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Comments/Citation
Not Specified
   
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