4th raider battalion

4TH RAIDER BATTALION
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. RAIDERS Hill, John Willis

    SURNAME Hill FORENAME John Willis UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company 0) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 462058 DATE OF DEATH 1st July 1943 AGE 18 GRAVESITE Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Section S, Site 50 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 13.07.1924...
  2. RAIDERS Hagerty, William Patrick

    SURNAME Hagerty FORENAME William Patrick UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company N) RANK Private NUMBER 428417 DATE OF DEATH 1st July 1943 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Baltimore National Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Section E, Site 4212 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 09.05.1923, Baltimore...
  3. RAIDERS Gojmerac, Nicholas Joseph

    SURNAME Gojmerac FORENAME Nicholas Joseph UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company D) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 351802 DATE OF DEATH 20th July 1943 AGE 29 GRAVESITE Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kansas, USA. Section 70, Row 11, Site 1 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION from...
  4. RAIDERS Gibbins, Walter William

    SURNAME Gibbins FORENAME Walter William UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company D) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 360966 DATE OF DEATH 20th July 1943 AGE Sallisaw City Cemetery, Sallisaw, Oklahoma, USA GRAVESITE 21 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 17.08.1921, Sallisaw, Oklahoma, USA...
  5. RAIDERS Gardner, John Parker

    SURNAME Gardner FORENAME John Parker UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company A) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 339422 DATE OF DEATH 20th July 1943 AGE 20 GRAVESITE White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery, Troy, Michigan, USA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 27.03.1923, Michigan, USA father...
  6. RAIDERS Fizur, Francis Joseph, Jr.

    SURNAME Fizur FORENAME Francis Joseph, Jr. UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company B) RANK Corporal NUMBER 265469 DATE OF DEATH 20th July 1943 AGE 22 GRAVESITE Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Pennsylvania, USA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 05.03.1921 father Frank J. Fizur mother Josephine...
  7. RAIDERS Fenton, Robert Wiley

    SURNAME Fenton FORENAME Robert Wiley UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company P) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 364639 DATE OF DEATH 1st July 1943 AGE 23 GRAVESITE Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, New York, USA. Plot J, 15324 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 20.11.1919...
  8. RAIDERS Courtway, Anthony B., Jr.

    SURNAME Courtway FORENAME Anthony B., Jr. UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company N) RANK Private NUMBER 449003 DATE OF DEATH 1st July 1943 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, California, USA. Plot B, 440A ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 25.01.1923, Washington, USA...
  9. RAIDERS Chatfield, John Joseph

    SURNAME Chatfield FORENAME John Joseph ("Jack") UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company O) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 355328 DATE OF DEATH 4th July 1943 AGE 21 GRAVESITE National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Plot A, 323 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born...
  10. RAIDERS Zwick, Fred John

    SURNAME Zwick FORENAME Fred John UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company O) RANK Platoon Sergeant NUMBER 279148 DATE OF DEATH 1st July 1943 AGE GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Philippines. Plot N, Row 3, Grave 200 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION resided Litchfield...
  11. RAIDERS Cash, Robert Dennis

    SURNAME Cash FORENAME Robert Dennis UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company A) RANK Private First Class NUMBER 447475 DATE OF DEATH 20th July 1943 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, Indiana, USA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION resided Gary, Indiana born 26.12.1922 employed...
  12. RAIDERS Burkholder, Melville Marsden

    SURNAME Burkholder FORENAME Melville Marsden UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company Q) RANK Private NUMBER 423553 DATE OF DEATH 1st July 1943 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Philippines. Walls of the Missing ADDITIONAL INFORMATION resided Montana born...
  13. RAIDERS Buckley, Thomas Francis

    SURNAME Buckley FORENAME Thomas Francis UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company O) RANK Private NUMBER 414768 DATE OF DEATH 1st July 1973 AGE 18 GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Philippines. Plot N, Row 7, Grave 171 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 19.11.1924...
  14. RAIDERS Bryant, Everett, Jr.

    SURNAME Bryant FORENAME Everett, Jr. UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company D) RANK Private NUMBER 472392 DATE OF DEATH 20th July 1943 AGE 18 GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Philippines. Tablets of the Missing ADDITIONAL INFORMATION resided Michigan born...
  15. RAIDERS Bruck, Edward Porter, Jr.

    SURNAME Bruck FORENAME Edward Porter, Jr. UNIT 4th Marine Raider Battalion (Company A) RANK Private NUMBER 443072 DATE OF DEATH 20th July 1943 AGE 18 GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Philippines. Plot N, Row 15, Grave 157 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION resided...
  16. RAIDERS Ferrin, Harold Charles

    SURNAME Ferrin FORENAME Harold Charles UNIT Navy Corpsman attached to 4th Raider Battalion RANK Pharmacist's Mate Second Class NUMBER AWARD Silver Star PLACE New Georgia (20th July 1943) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 13.04.1922 enlisted 03.06.1941, Fort Snelling 22.05.1944 married...
  17. RAIDERS Barnes, Donald Anthony

    SURNAME Barnes FORENAME Donald Anthony UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company D) RANK Private NUMBER 474483 DATE OF DEATH 20th July 1943 AGE 19 GRAVESITE Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Philippines ADDITIONAL INFORMATION resided Cudahy, Wisconsin born 26.05.1924...
  18. RAIDERS Allen, Carroll Hinton

    SURNAME Allen FORENAME Carroll Hinton UNIT 4th Raider Battalion (Company A) RANK Private NUMBER 465833 DATE OF DEATH 20th July 1943 AGE 20 GRAVESITE Sunset Cemetery, Dresden, Tennessee, USA ADDITIONAL INFORMATION resided 2025 Belmont Avenue, Chicago, Illinois born 18.12.1922...
  19. Robert Walker Mathews

    Robert Walker Mathews

    Robert Walker Mathews photo source : Raider Patch (January 1978) born 15.09.1920, Homer, Louisiana early 1942 assigned to 3 Commando in UK for training. (1 of only 10 Raiders to wear the 3 Commando shoulder patch) trained 4th Raider Battalion trained over 600 Raider replacements rejoined 4th...
  20. Edwin Blomberg

    Edwin Blomberg

    Edwin “The Swede” Blomberg born 27.09.1921 from Ogema, Wisconsin enlisted 19.08.1942 served Guadalcanal, New Georgia WIA New Georgia postwar missionary rainforests of Belize establishing churches, schools and orphanages
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