PARAMARINES Block, Harlon Henry

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Block
  • FORENAME
Harlon Henry
  • UNIT
former 1 Marine Parachute Regiment (HQ and Service Company)
  • RANK
Corporal
  • NUMBER
  • DATE OF DEATH
1st March 1945
  • AGE
20
  • GRAVESITE
Marine Military Academy,Harlingen,Cameron County,Texas at base of Iwo Jima monument
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Weslaco,Texas
born 6.11.1924 Yorktown,DeWitt County,Texas
son of Edward Frederick and Ada Belle (nee Brantley) Block
family moved to Weslaco,Texas
graduated Weslaco High School June 1942
entered service 18.2.1943 San Antonio,Texas
PFC 22.5.1943
1 MPR 1943-44
28th Marine Regiment (Company E,2 Bn) 1944-45
Cpl 27.10.1944
one of the flag raisers at Mount Suribachi 23.2.1945
KIA Iwo Jima

 
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