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


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Kiribati
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall Coordinates
Court 3 (cenotaph)
Nov 21, 1943
Service to 1943
6th Marine Regiment/1st Bn (1/6)
6th Marine Regiment/1st Bn (1/6)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
PhM-0000-Pharmacist Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
PhM-Pharmacist's Mate
1943 - 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
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
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
18th Marine Regiment/1st Bn (1/18)
18th Marine Regiment/1st Bn (1/18)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
PhM-0000-Pharmacist Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
PhM-Pharmacist's Mate
1942 - 1943
2nd Combat Engineer Bn
2nd Combat Engineer Bn
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
PhM-0000-Pharmacist Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
PhM-Pharmacist's Mate
1941 - 1942
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
1942
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
1942
Guadalcanal-Tulagi landings
Description
The Battle of Tulagi and Gavutu–Tanambogo was a land battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, between the forces of the Imperial Japanese Navy and Allied (mainly United States (U.S.) Marine) gr... More
1942 - 1942
American Campaign Medal
Devices : FMF Combat Operations
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
6th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn (2/6)
6th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn (2/6)
Rank
Hospital Apprentice 1st Class
NEC
HA-0000-Hospital Apprentice
Comments
Comments Pending
1940 - 1941
NMC San Diego (Balboa Naval Hospital)
NMC San Diego (Balboa Naval Hospital)
Rank
Hospital Apprentice 1st Class
NEC
HA-0000-Hospital Apprentice
Comments
Comments Pending
1939 - 1940
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : FMF Combat Operations
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
1939
Service from 1939

 
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