2nd raider battalion

2ND RAIDER BATTALION
2ND RAIDER BATTALION
2d Raider Battalion (designated 19 February 1942) was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Evans F. Carlson.

  • Midway Island (4-6 June 1942)
  • Butaritari Island, Makin Atoll (17-18 August 1942)
  • Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands (4 November – 4 December 1942)
  • Bougainville, Solomon Islands (1 November 1943 – 12 January 1944
  1. RAIDERS Bennett, John Dave

    SURNAME Bennett FORENAME John Dave UNIT 2nd Raider Battalion (Company C) RANK Corporal NUMBER 349773 DATE OF DEATH 11th November 1942 AGE 28 GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Philippines ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from California born 12.01.1914, Springfield...
  2. RAIDERS Behnisch, Lester Charles

    SURNAME Behnisch FORENAME Lester Charles UNIT 2nd Raider Battalion (Company F) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 388547 DATE OF DEATH 2nd November 1943 AGE 19 GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Philippines. Walls of the Missing ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born...
  3. 2nd Battalion Field Training

    2nd Battalion Field Training

    Left to right: Wilfred Sylvio LeFrancois (see awards) Merwyn Chester Plumley (see awards) Jack Miller (see roll of honour and awards) Charles Thomas Lamb (see awards) Source : Raider Patch (September 1989)
  4. RAIDERS Barber, Owen Merton

    SURNAME Barber FORENAME Owen Merton UNIT 2nd Raider Battalion (Company C) RANK Private NUMBER 338961 DATE OF DEATH 11th November 1942 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Philippines ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Missouri born 26.07.1922, Ada, Minnesota...
  5. RAIDERS Leary, John James

    SURNAME Leary FORENAME John James UNIT 2nd Marine Raider Battalion RANK Corporal NUMBER 338165 AWARD Silver Star PLACE Guadalcanal, 3rd December 1942 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION resided Burke, Idaho born 22.10.1918, Wallace, Idaho mother Sarah Leary wife Phyllis 2 children, Linda and...
  6. RAIDERS Ankele, Robert Jack

    SURNAME Ankele FORENAME Robert Jack UNIT 2nd Raider Battalion (Company F) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 339959 DATE OF DEATH 9th November 1944 AGE 23 GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Philippines. Plot A, Row 13, Grave 57 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from...
  7. RAIDERS Anderson, Lorenzo Dowe, Jr

    SURNAME Anderson FORENAME Lorenzo Dowe, Jr UNIT 2nd Raider Battalion (Company E) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 329944 DATE OF DEATH 11th November 1942 AGE 25 GRAVESITE Floral Hills Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Plot 23. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION resided Montrose, Los...
  8. RAIDERS Smith, Cletus

    SURNAME Smith FORENAME Cletus UNIT 2nd Raider Battalion RANK Private NUMBER 347545 DATE OF DEATH 19th August 1942 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Honolulu Memorial, Courts of the Missing ADDITIONAL INFORMATION resided Fort Worth, Texas born 21.11.1921 MIA on Makin Raid 1943 declared dead...
  9. Mitchell Red Cloud, Jr.

    Mitchell Red Cloud, Jr.

    born 02.07.1924, Hatfield, Wisconsin father Mitchell Red Cloud (1896-1946) Service Number : 16299515 resided Merrillan, Wisconsin served Marine Raiders WW2 served Company E, 2d Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division in Korea corporal awarded Medal of Honor 05.11.1950 KIA...
  10. RAIDERS Washburn, Richard Tryon

    SURNAME Washburn FORENAME Richard Tryon UNIT 2nd Raider Bn. (Company E) RANK Captain NUMBER 0-6335 AWARD Silver Star PLACE Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, December 1942 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 17.05.1917, Hartford County, Connecticut father Cyrus Charles Washburn (1890-1952)...
  11. RAIDERS Riegel, James Edward

    SURNAME Riegel FORENAME James Edward UNIT 2 Raider Bn (Company F) RANK Private NUMBER 479853 DATE OF DEATH 1st November 1943 AGE 19 GRAVESITE South Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 13.05.1924, Troy, Ohio father William Edward...
  12. RAIDERS Dierker, Stanley Oliver

    SURNAME Dierker FORENAME Stanley Oliver UNIT 2nd Raider Battalion (Company M) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 318056 DATE OF DEATH 9th November 1943 AGE 19 GRAVESITE Manillla American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines. Plot L, Row 14, Grave 15 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born...
  13. RAIDERS Carlson, Evans Charles

    SURNAME Carlson FORENAME Evans Charles UNIT 2 Raider Bn RANK First Lieutenant NUMBER AWARD Silver Star PLACE Guadalcanal 1942 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 01.10.1917, Douglas, Arizona father Brigadier General Evans Fordyce Carlson, USMCR (see RAIDERS AWARDS) (1896-1947) mother...
  14. Stanley Lee Zedekar

    Stanley Lee Zedekar

    born 09.05.1924, Grundy Center, Iowa father Ora Alva Zedaker mother Laura Bernice (nee Robins) Zedekar served with Marine Raiders and Coast Watchers aviator with rank of captain during Korean War Bachelor of Science degree in physics from University of South California Bachelor of Arts degree in...
  15. RAIDERS Pallesen, William Everett

    SURNAME Pallesen FORENAME William Everett UNIT 2 Raider Bn RANK Private First Class NUMBER 336074 DATE OF DEATH 17th August 1942 AGE 25 GRAVESITE National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific,,Honolulu,Hawaii Tablets of the Missing ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 25.03.1917...
  16. RAIDERS Gifford, Joseph N.

    SURNAME Gifford FORENAME Joseph N. UNIT 2 Raider Bn RANK Corporal NUMBER 213498 DATE OF DEATH 18th August 1942 AGE 33 GRAVESITE National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific,,Honolulu,Hawaii Tablets of the Missing ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 27.03.1909, Saint Paul Church, St...
  17. RAIDERS Davis, Richard Eugene Ellsworth

    SURNAME Davis FORENAME Richard Eugene Ellsworth UNIT 2 Raider Bn RANK Private First Class NUMBER 334063 DATE OF DEATH 16th October 1942 AGE 20 GRAVESITE National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific,,Honolulu,Hawaii Tablets of the Missing ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 02.04.1922...
  18. RAIDERS Beecher, James William

    SURNAME Beecher FORENAME James William UNIT 2 Raider Bn RANK Corporal NUMBER 299268 DATE OF DEATH 17th August 1942 AGE 24 GRAVESITE National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii Tablets of the Missing ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Baxley, Georgia born...
  19. RAIDERS Cook, Dallas Harry

    SURNAME Cook FORENAME Dallas Harry UNIT 2 Raider Bn RANK Sergeant NUMBER 291466 DATE OF DEATH 17th August 1942 AGE 21 GRAVESITE National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific,,Honolulu,Hawaii Tablets of the Missing ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 19.05.1921, Robinette, Logan...
  20. RAIDERS Walsh, William Gary

    SURNAME Walsh FORENAME William Gary UNIT former 2 Raider Bn RANK Gunnery Sergeant NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 27th February 1945 AGE 22 GRAVESITE Arlington National Cemetery,Virginia ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 7.4.1922 Roxbury,Massachusetts wife Mary Louise (nee Penrod)...
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