4th raider battalion

4TH RAIDER BATTALION
The O.S.S. and I
By William J. Morgan
Chastise
By Max Hastings
4TH RAIDER BATTALION
4th Raider Battalion (designated 23 October 1942) was commanded by Major James Roosevelt for 7 months, then Lieutenant Colonel Michael S. Currin took over in May 1943.

  • Vangunu Island (21 June – 11 July 1943)
  • New Georgia (18 July – 28 August 1943)
  1. C. Kilgore

    C. Kilgore

    Charles Lucerne Kilgore, Jr. born 22.03.1921 father Charles Lucerne Kilgore mother Floss (nee Thompson) Kilgore 16.02.1942 draft card Indiana also served Korean War 27.08.1945 married June L. (nee Heffner) 1947 divorced wife Barbara L. Kilgore 2 children, Michael & Nancy graduated Butler...
  2. RAIDERS Berry, James Butterworth, Jr.

    SURNAME Berry FORENAME James Butterworth, Jr. UNIT formerly 4th Raider Battalion (Company D & Q) RANK Corporal NUMBER 339586 DATE OF DEATH 21st July 1944 AGE 22 GRAVESITE Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Courts of the Missing ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 08.05.1922...
  3. RAIDERS Jennings, George Thomas

    SURNAME Jennings FORENAME George Thomas UNIT formerly 4th Raider Battalion (Company A, E & HQ) RANK Staff Sergeant NUMBER 390274 DATE OF DEATH 6th March 1945 AGE 23 GRAVESITE National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Plot F 549 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born...
  4. RAIDERS Nyman, Robert William

    SURNAME Nyman FORENAME Robert William UNIT formerly 3rd Raider Battalion (Company C) & 4th Raider Battalion. (Company O) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 419861 DATE OF DEATH 19th April 1945 AGE 22 GRAVESITE National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Plot M...
  5. RAIDERS Stine, Jack Delbert

    SURNAME Stine FORENAME Jack Delbert UNIT formerly 4th Raider Bn. RANK Private First Class NUMBER 524999 DATE OF DEATH 8th June 1945 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Resthaven Memorial Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky, USA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 27.02.1925 parents Mr. & Mrs. Paul G. Stine...
  6. RAIDERS Schafale, Jack

    SURNAME Schafale FORENAME Jack UNIT former 4th Raider Bn. RANK Private First Class NUMBER 850224 DATE OF DEATH 19th May 1945 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Rose Hill Cemetery, Marion, Illinois, USA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 21.07.1924, Marion, Illinois, USA parents George & Muriel Schafale...
  7. RAIDERS Rutherford, Thomas Perry

    SURNAME Rutherford FORENAME Thomas Perry UNIT former 4th Raider Bn. RANK Private First Class NUMBER 868419 DATE OF DEATH 25th May 1945 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Memphis National Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Section H, Site 5574 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 20.03.1925 02.07.1943...
  8. RAIDERS McClure, Alton Leroy

    SURNAME McClure FORENAME Alton Leroy UNIT former 3rd & 4th Raider Bns. RANK Corporal NUMBER 333905 DATE OF DEATH 20th June 1945 AGE 21 GRAVESITE Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, California, USA. Plot N, 1800 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 15.04.1924 attended Van Nuys High...
  9. RAIDERS Lord, William Frederick, Jr.

    SURNAME Lord FORENAME William Frederick, Jr. UNIT former 4th Raider Bn. RANK Private First Class NUMBER 531794 DATE OF DEATH 21st May 1945 AGE 19 GRAVESITE White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery, Troy, Michigan, USA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 26.05.1925 1943 graduated Denby High...
  10. RAIDERS Frost, William Grant

    SURNAME Frost FORENAME William Grant UNIT former 4th Raider Bn. RANK Private First Class NUMBER 840794 DATE OF DEATH 25th May 1945 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Park Cemetery, Greenfield, Indiana, USA. Lot 47, Grave 3, Section 15 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 14.08.1924, Greenfield, Indiana...
  11. RAIDERS Bock, William Glenn, Jr.

    SURNAME Bock FORENAME William Glenn, Jr. UNIT former 4th Raider Bn. RANK Private First Class NUMBER 520888 DATE OF DEATH 20th May 1945 AGE 19 GRAVESITE National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Plot M, Row 0, Grave 477 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born...
  12. RAIDERS Van Camp, Leonard John

    SURNAME Van Camp FORENAME Leonard John UNIT former 2nd & 4th Raider Battalions RANK Private First Class NUMBER 379737 DATE OF DEATH 20th May 1945 AGE 23 GRAVESITE Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, New Jersey, USA. Plot H, 261 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 07.12.1921, New Jersey...
  13. RAIDERS Thomas, Vern Wilfred

    SURNAME Thomas FORENAME Vern Wilfred UNIT former 4th Raider Battalion RANK Private First Class NUMBER 830279 DATE OF DEATH 20th May 1945 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, California, USA. Section B, Site 28 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION resided San Simson...
  14. RAIDERS Reilly, Jeremiah Michael

    SURNAME Reilly FORENAME Jeremiah Michael UNIT former 2nd Raider Battalion (Company H) & 4th Raider Battalion RANK Private First Class NUMBER 805980 DATE OF DEATH 19th May 1945 AGE 20 GRAVESITE National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Plot O 63 ADDITIONAL...
  15. Everett Paine (Grave)

    Everett Paine (Grave)

    Everett Griswold Paine born 06.06.1918, East Hartford, Connecticut, USA father Wilbur V. Paine mother Helen Lord Paine graduated Lawrence Academy, Groton, Massachusetts graduated University of Connecticut student 16.10.1940 draft card East Hartford, Connecticut 22.04.1942 entered service 1st...
  16. Arnold Meadows (Grave)

    Arnold Meadows (Grave)

    Arnold Benjamin Meadows Corporal 322753 born 28.06.1920 Charleston, West Virginia, USA 01.07.1941 draft card Rapid City, West Virginia 01.07.1942 entered service 4th Raider Bn. (Company C+P) WIA 29.08.1945 discharged 15.09.1946 married Jeraldine Cloe (nee Snyder) (1924-2020) 2 children died...
  17. RAIDERS Currin, Michael Samuel

    SURNAME Currin FORENAME Michael Samuel UNIT 4th Raider Battalion RANK Lieutenant Colonel NUMBER 0-5095 AWARD Silver Star PLACE New Georgia, Solomon Islands. 20th July 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION resided Staten Island, New York born 28.05.1911, Staten Island, Richmond County, New...
  18. RAIDERS Barker, Harry Bernard

    SURNAME Barker FORENAME Harry Bernard UNIT former 4th Raider Bn. RANK Captain NUMBER 08257 DATE OF DEATH 21st July 1944 AGE 26 GRAVESITE St Josephs Cemetery, What Cheer, Keokuk County, Iowa, USA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 02.10.1917, What Cheer, Keokuk County, Iowa, USA father...
  19. RAIDERS Robert, Milton Jules, Jr.

    SURNAME Robert FORENAME Milton Jules, Jr. UNIT 4th Raider Battalion RANK Private First Class NUMBER 433842 AWARD Silver Star PLACE Bairoko Harbour, New Georgia, Solomon Islands. 20th July 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION resided New Orleans, Louisiana born 02.02.1922 21.07.1944 WIA...
  20. RAIDERS Lambuth, Warren Marvin

    SURNAME Lambuth FORENAME Warren Marvin UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company O) RANK Private NUMBER 446523 AWARD Silver Star PLACE Bairoko Harbour, New Georgia, Solomon Islands. 20th July 1943 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION resided Pueblo, Colorado born 24.04.1921, Beulah, Colorado, USA...
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