3rd raider battalion

3RD RAIDER BATTALION
3RD RAIDER BATTALION
3d Raider Battalion (designated 20 September 1942) was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Harry B. Liversedge.

  • Pavuvu, Russell Islands (20 February – 20 March 1943)
  • Bougainville, Solomon Islands (1 November 1943 – 12 January 1944)
  1. RAIDERS Powers, Robert A.

    SURNAME Powers FORENAME Robert A. UNIT 3 Raider Bn (Company K) RANK Sergeant NUMBER 507704 AWARD Navy Cross PLACE Okinawa 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 28.06.1924, St. Paul, Minnesota resided White Bear Lake, Minnesota served Korea 3 purple hearts 4 children
  2. RAIDERS Mentch, Charles Elmer

    SURNAME Mentch FORENAME Charles Elmer UNIT 3 Raider Bn (Company M) RANK Sergeant NUMBER 325288 AWARD Navy Cross PLACE Bougainville 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 15.12.1917, Absarokee, Montana, USA wife Edna May (nee Bachert) Mentch (1919-2009) (married 1945) resided Spirit...
  3. RAIDERS Liversedge, Harry Bluett

    SURNAME Liversedge FORENAME Harry Bluett UNIT 3 Raider Bn (Commanding Officer) + 1 Raider Regiment (Commanding Officer) RANK Lieutenant Colonel + Colonel NUMBER AWARD Navy Cross with Gold Star PLACE New Georgia 1943 (NC) Iwo Jima 1945 (Gold Star) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born...
  4. RAIDERS Probst, Donald George

    SURNAME Probst FORENAME Donald George UNIT 3 Raider Bn RANK Private First Class NUMBER 506520 AWARD Silver Star PLACE Bougainville 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 29.04.1925, Seattle, Washington resided 2847 Alaska Street, Seattle, Washington next of kin, sister Mrs Donald...
  5. RAIDERS LaQuintano, James Joseph

    SURNAME LaQuintano FORENAME Jemes (James) Joseph UNIT 3 Raider Bn (Company K) RANK Platoon Sergeant NUMBER 452888 AWARD Navy Cross PLACE Okinawa 1945 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 10.12.1916, Brockway, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, USA resided Philadelphia, Pennsylvania...
  6. RAIDERS Jamison, Robert John

    SURNAME Jamison FORENAME Robert John UNIT 3 Raider Bn (HQ) RANK Private NUMBER 320034 AWARD Navy Cross PLACE Saipan 1944 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 05.12.1923, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania resided Youngstown, Ohio father Clarence Wesley Jamison (1899-1960) mother Gertrude (nee...
  7. RAIDERS Cammack, Osborn

    SURNAME Cammack FORENAME Osborn UNIT 3 Raider Bn (Company K) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 819177 AWARD Navy Cross PLACE Bougainville 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 31.05.1921, Marion, Grant County, Indiana, USA father Noral Royal Cammack (1887-1962) mother Hazel O. (nee...
  8. RAIDERS Beans, Fred Dale

    SURNAME Beans FORENAME Fred Dale UNIT 3 Raider Bn (Commanding Officer) RANK Lieutenant Colonel NUMBER 0-4532 AWARD Navy Cross PLACE Bougainville 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 03.11.1906, Skidmore, Kansas, USA father Fred Darwin Beans (1866-1953) wife Elizabeth G. (nee...
  9. RAIDERS Wherry, John Huntly

    SURNAME Wherry FORENAME John Huntly UNIT 3 Raider Bn (Company M) RANK Gunnery Sergeant NUMBER 263035 DATE OF DEATH 27th February 1945 AGE 22 GRAVESITE National Memorial Cemetery,Honolulu,Hawaii Plot Q Row O Grave 1030 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from Michigan born 25.8.1922...
  10. RAIDERS Tanner, Karl

    SURNAME Tanner FORENAME Karl UNIT 3 Raider Bn (HQ Company) RANK First Lieutenant NUMBER 0-016663 DATE OF DEATH 9th March 1945 AGE 34 GRAVESITE National Memorial Cemetery, Honolulu, Hawaii Plot B Row O Grave 448 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 15.05.1910, Mexico City, Mexico...
  11. RAIDERS Moore, Ralph Eugene,Jr

    SURNAME Moore FORENAME Ralph Eugene,Jr UNIT 3 Raider Bn (Company L) RANK Corporal NUMBER 500897 DATE OF DEATH 29th July 1944 AGE 19 GRAVESITE Roseland Park Cemetery, Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi, USA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 03.03.1925, Hattiesburg, Forrest...
  12. RAIDERS Mears, Dwayne Eugene

    SURNAME Mears FORENAME Dwayne Eugene UNIT 3 Raider Bn (Company L) RANK Captain NUMBER 0-009733 DATE OF DEATH 20th February 1945 AGE 23 GRAVESITE National Memorial Cemetery,Honolulu,Hawaii Tablets of the Missing ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 06.08.1921, Ava, Douglas County...
  13. RAIDERS Jovanovich, George Charles

    SURNAME Jovanovich FORENAME George Charles UNIT 3 Raider Bn (Company M) RANK Second Lieutenant NUMBER 0-36144 DATE OF DEATH 19th February 1945 AGE 25 GRAVESITE Economy Cemetery, Economy, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 20.12.1919, Ambridge...
  14. RAIDERS Hunniford, William John, Jr

    SURNAME Hunniford FORENAME William John, Jr UNIT 3 Raider Bn (Company I) RANK Platoon Sergeant NUMBER 323522 DATE OF DEATH 27th July 1944 AGE 19 GRAVESITE St Bernard Cemetery, Rockville, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION award Navy Cross Next of kin -...
  15. RAIDERS Grassi, Everett Ben

    SURNAME Grassi FORENAME Everett Ben UNIT 3 Raider Bn (Company L) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 535889 DATE OF DEATH 2nd April 1945 AGE 19 GRAVESITE Calvary Cemetery, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 21.02.1926, New Rochelle...
  16. RAIDERS Gurke, Henry

    SURNAME Gurke FORENAME Henry UNIT 3 Raider Bn (Company D) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 380428 DATE OF DEATH 9th November 1943 AGE 21 GRAVESITE Neche Union Cemetery,Pembina County,North Dakota ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 6.11.1922 Neche,North Dakota father Julius Gurke...
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