Wade, Sidney, MGen

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary MOS
9903-General Officer
Last MOSGroup
Specific Billet MOS
Primary Unit
1963-1967, 9903, US Navy/CINCLANTFLT
Service Years
1928 - 1967
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Golden Dragon Certificate
Shellback Certificate

Major General


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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Albuquerque, NM

Date of Passing
Nov 24, 2002
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Allied Command Atlantic USMC Retired Pin (30 Years)

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon Cold War Medal Shellback Korean War Veterans Ambassador Of Peace Medal

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MajGen Wade retired from the USMC in November, 1967. He eventually settled in Albuquerque, NM. He lived there until his death. As per his request, he was cremated and no memorial services were held.
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1928, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), X
  1933, The Basic School (Quantico, VA), X
 Unit Assignments
US Navy/US Naval AcademyThe Basic SchoolMARDET (Afloat)4th Marine Regiment
I MEF/1st Marine Division1st Marine RegimentFleet Marine Force Atlantic (FMFLANT)MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1929-1933, 9901, US Navy/US Naval Academy
  1933-1934, 0301, The Basic School
  1934-1935, 0302, MARDET Ship Unidentified
  1935-1937, 0302, 4th Marine Regiment
  1942-1945, 0302, I MEF/1st Marine Division
  1952-1953, 9906, 1st Marine Regiment
  1957-1959, 9903, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic (FMFLANT)
  1962-1963, 9903, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1963-1967, 9903, US Navy/CINCLANTFLT
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1937-1938 China Service 1937-1939
  1937-1939 China Service 1937-1939
  1941-1941 World War II/American Theater
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Eastern Solomons (Stewart Island)
  1942-1942 Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo) /Tulagi Island landing
  1944-1944 Eastern Mandates Campaign (1944)/Operation Flintlock
  1944-1944 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Marianas Operation
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa
  1945-1945 US Occupation of Japan
  1951-1952 Korean War
  1958-1958 Operation Bluebat (Lebanon)
  1963-1967 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended
United States Naval Academy
  1929-1933, United States Naval Academy
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