Britt, Wade Hampton, Jr., Maj

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



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 Personal Details 

Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

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

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1943, World War II Fallen

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Pilot Wings
Rifle Expert (Pre 1959)Pistol Expert

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1936, The Basic School (Quantico, VA)
 Unit Assignments
Sea School MarBks NNSY Portsmouth VAMarine Barracks5th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Pensacola, FLAviation UnitsVMF-111VMF-213
  1936-1936, 0301, Sea School MarBks NNSY Portsmouth VA
  1936-1937, 0301, Marine Barracks Portsmouth, NH
  1937-1938, 0301, 5th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
  1938-1938, 0301, USMCR Rifle and Pistol Team
  1938-1939, 0301, Marine Barracks Norfolk Naval Shipyard Portsmouth, VA
  1939-1940, 7599, Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Pensacola, FL
  1940-1941, 7598, Marine Air Group (MAG)
  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
  1932-1936, Citadel
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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