Merrell, Louis Raymond, Sgt

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Last Rank
Last Primary MOS
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Primary Unit
1943-1944, 521, 1st Raider Bn
Service Years
1942 - 1945
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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Cpl George Reilly to remember Marine Sgt Louis Raymond Merrell (Ray).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Marshall, Mo.
Last Address
827 Dixie
Liberty, Mo. 64068

Date of Passing
Sep 09, 2019
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon Shellback US Marine Corps Honorable Discharge (Original)

 Military Association Memberships
American LegionPost 8154, George R. Baxmann 6th Marine Division AssociationUnited States Marine Raiders Association
  2003, American Legion [Verified]
  2003, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 8154, George R. Baxmann (Member At Large) (United States) [Verified]
  2003, 6th Marine Division Association [Verified]
  2003, United States Marine Raiders Association [Verified]

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  1942, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 1127
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Boot Camp Photo Boot Camp (San Diego, CA) 1942, 1127
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)

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Start Date 
Dec, 1942

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Last Updated:Feb 9, 2017
Personal Memories

Best Friends
Robert Lindsey

Best Moment
Letters from home


Worst Moment
On one rifle inspection, the strap on my rifle wasn't tight enough (couldn't play a tune on it), so I had to do 100 push-ups with my rifle, lifting it over my head. The rifle got so heavy it brought me on my toes.I thought my punishment would never end!

Corp. J.M. Montgomery
Corp. L.C. Willis


Other Memories
Being selected for Honor Dance.
Green's Farm
Rifle Range at Camp Matthews
Camp Elliot
U.S.S. Mount Vernon, California to New Caledonia 3-11-43 to 3-25-43

My Photos From This Recruit Training
Boot Camp November 26, 1942, I left St. Louis, Mo. for San Diego Boot Camp
Boot Camp - Camp Elliott
Boot Camp
Boot Camp - Liberty Card - Fleet Marine Landing Force Training Center, Camp Elliott 1942

  508 Also There at This Training:
Name Co Ptn Start Date
Lindsay, Robert (Red), Cpl, (1942-1946) 1127 Dec, 1942
Aasheim, Raymond S, PFC, (1942-1944) Dec, 1942
Adkins, McRae, PFC, (1942-1944) Dec, 1942
Alger, Theodore J, PFC, (1942-1943) Dec, 1942
Amrien, Henry James, PFC, (1942-1945) Dec, 1942
Anderson, Harold J, PFC, (1942-1943) Dec, 1942
Anderson, Norman Ira, Pvt, (1942-1943) Dec, 1942
Andrews, Kenneth, PFC, (1942-1943) 0000 Dec, 1942
Andrzejewski, Lambert S, Pvt, (1942-1943) 0000 Dec, 1942
Ault, James W, PFC, (1942-1943) Dec, 1942
Bahe, Henry Jr, Cpl, (1942-1946) L 920 Dec, 1942
Bahmer, David Molone, PFC, (1942-1944) Dec, 1942
Ball, Charles W, PFC, (1942-1945) Dec, 1942
Barnhouse, Hamilton Earl, Pvt, (1942-1943) Dec, 1942
Barsness, Maynard C, Cpl, (1942-1945) Dec, 1942
Beck, John Isaac, PFC, (1942-1945) Dec, 1942
Bernard, Morris Joseph, Cpl, (1942-1945) Dec, 1942
Bevins, Herbert G, PFC, (1942-1945) Dec, 1942
Biggs, Kempe Parker, PFC, (1942-1943) Dec, 1942
Bitting, Howard Leroy, PFC, (1942-1945) 0000 Dec, 1942
Blanton, Walter Alton, PFC, (1942-1944) 1262 Dec, 1942
Blanton, Walter Altson, PFC, (1942-1944) 1262 Dec, 1942
Borgwardt, Harvey Herman, Cpl, (1942-1945) Dec, 1942
Bovenschulte, William G, Pvt, (1942-1943) 0000 Dec, 1942
Bowen, Merton Arthur, PFC, (1942-1944) Dec, 1942
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