2 Raider Bn (Company B)
Makin Atoll 1942
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MIA - see Roll of Honour born 07.11.1919, Long Island, New York
award Navy Cross
MIA Makin Atoll,Gilbert Islands
Company B, Second Marine Raider Battalion. Captured in the Makin Island raid, 17 August 1942, and interned at Kwajalein. Executed by beheading on 16 October, 1942.
US Marine Corps WWII Veteran He was one of nine Marines marooned on Makin Island, 18 Aug 1942. The other eight were: Dallas Cook Richard Davis Joseph Gifford John Kerns Alden Mattison Richard Olbert William Pallesen Donald Roberton ==================================== Tribute by Arlington...
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