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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Service Years
1939 - 1943
NEC
PhM-0000-Pharmacist Mate
Home State
Wyoming
PhM-Pharmacist's Mate


Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Pacific
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, Hawaii
Nov 20, 1943
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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1941 - 1945
Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
Description
The Solomon Islands campaign was a major campaign of the Pacific War of World War II. The campaign began with Japanese landings and occupation of several areas in the British Solomon Islands and Bouga... More
1943 - 1944
Service to 1943
Navy Cross
Criteria
The Navy Cross may be awarded to any person who, while serving with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguishes himself in action by extraordinary heroism not justifying an award of the Medal of Honor.... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Description Pending
1943
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1943
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1943
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Devices : FMF Combat Operations
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1943
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1943
Naval Reserve Medal
Criteria
The Naval Reserve Medal was awarded to commissioned officers and enlisted members of the Naval Reserve upon completion of ten years service in the Naval Reserve Force, National Naval Volunteers, or in... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Battle of Tarawa
Description
The Battle of Tarawa (US code name Operation Galvanic) was a battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II, fought from November 20 to November 23, 1943. It took place at the Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbe... More
1943 - 1943
2nd Marine Division
2nd Marine Division
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
PhM-0000-Pharmacist Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
PhM-Pharmacist's Mate
1942 - 1943
2nd Marine Regiment/1st Bn (1/2)
2nd Marine Regiment/1st Bn (1/2)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
PhM-0000-Pharmacist Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
PhM-Pharmacist's Mate
1942 - 1943
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
Description Pending
1941
(HM) Hospital Corpsman A School, Great Lakes, IL
(HM) Hospital Corpsman A School, Great Lakes, IL
Rank
Seaman Second Class
NEC
PhM-0000-Pharmacist Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
PhM-Pharmacist's Mate
1940 - 1940
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
1940
Service from 1939

 
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