Tuck, Charles Franklin, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1945-1945, 745, 1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment (1/27), 27th Marine Regiment
Service Years
1943 - 1945

Private 1st Class

 
 

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 Personal Details 

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Naples
Last Address
Dalton

Casualty Date
Mar 09, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Japan
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Dalton Cemetery - Dalton, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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World War II Fallen
  1945, World War II Fallen

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 Ribbon Bar
Basic Parachutist

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1943, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USMC (United States Marine Corps)1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment (1/27), 27th Marine Regiment
  1943-1943, USMC Parachute School, Camp Gillespie
  1944-1944, 745, H&S Co, 1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment (1/27)
  1945-1945, 745, 1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment (1/27), 27th Marine Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC Tuck entered the Marine Corps ion 29 April 1943. He was trained as a parachutist in Company B, Parachute Training School, Camp Gillespie, San Diego, California, July 1943-January 1944. (Parachute program ended.)

Then assigned to H&S and I Company, 27th Marines, 5th Marine Division, FMF at Camp Pendleton, California in January 1944.

His brother, Richard, was in the PTO at this time and on Iwo Jima.  They apparently saw one another at one point before PFC Tuck was killed.
   
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