MOREAU, James, Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Primary Unit
1952-1953, 1st Combat Service Group FMF, 1st Marine Division
Service Years
1941 - 1976
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Golden Dragon Certificate
Icelandic Domain Certificate
Shellback Certificate

Colonel

 
 

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 Personal Details 


Home State
Louisiana
Louisiana
Year of Birth
1914
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
NEW ORLEANS

Date of Passing
May 04, 1982
 
Location of Interment
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Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
Paul E. Boyd; Detachment 579
  1959, Marine Corps League, Paul E. Boyd; Detachment 579 (Immediate Past Golden Rodent) (Kenner, Louisiana) [Verified]


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Served as a member Louisiana State Legislature for 2 years, a New Orleans City District and Councilman-at-Large for a total of 12 years.
He taught Accounting, worked in Marine Personel,the Veterans Administration,and as Vice President of a local Pest Control company. After retiring from public life he revamped the Louisiana Selective Service System under Governor David Treen.

He was later selected to the WARREN EATON CHARTER FOUNDATION'S HALL OF FAME for outstanding contribution to the community and significant professioal accomplishments.
   
Other Comments:
Member Marine Corps League.

Attended WARREN EASTON HIGH SCHOOL, class of 1934, where he lettered in three sports and attained ALL AMERICAN HONORS in football.

Upon graduation he attended TULANE University on a full athletic scholarship where he quarterbacked the football team.

He was a member of BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, attaining the rank of EAGLE SCOUT.
   
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 Unit Assignments
MarForRes1st Provisional Marine Brigade, IcelandMarine BarracksFleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
MCB Hawaii1st Marine Division, I MEF
  1940-1941, USMCR (Inactive)
  1941-1942, 0302, 1st Provisional Marine Brigade, Iceland
  1942-1942, 0302, Marine Barracks Parris Island, SC
  1942-1944, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
  1944-1945, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
  1945-1950, MCB Hawaii
  1952-1953, 1st Combat Service Group FMF, 1st Marine Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 World War II/American Theater/Defense of Iceland Base
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo)
  1943-1944 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Bougainville
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
  1953-1953 Korean War
  1953-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)/Battle of the Outposts (Vegas - Reno - Carson)
 Colleges Attended
Tulane University
  1936-1940, Tulane University1
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