RAIDERS Haxer, John Christopher

Craig Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Haxer
  • FORENAME
John Christopher
  • UNIT
1st Raider Battalion (Company A)
  • RANK
Private
  • NUMBER
444528
  • DATE OF DEATH
11th July 1943
  • AGE
22
  • GRAVESITE
Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, New York, USA. Plot G,0,4798
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
resided Dearborn, Michigan
born 14.06.1921, Detroit, Michigan
employed by Western Electric
Next of kin - Aunt, Rose Tillack, 3171 Preston Street, Detroit, Michigan
16.02.1942 enlisted Dearborn, Michigan
KIA Enogai, New Georgia, Solomon Islands
 

DATE OF DEATH:

11-Jul-1943

FINDAGRAVE:

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/768504/john-c-haxer

SERVICE HISTORY:

HAXER, John C., Pvt 521/745(Rifleman) SN: 444528
Born: 14 Jun 1921 Michigan
Enlisted USMCR: 25 Aug 1942 (Home of Record: 3171 Preston Street, Detroit, Michigan)
Died: 11 Jul 1943 (KIA, Enogai, New Georgia Island, British Solomon Islands)
Interred: Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung County, NY (Section G, Row 0, Grave 4798)

Headquarters, Central Recruiting Division, Chicago, IL
Aug 1942 Pvt, Hq, CRD, Chicago, IL “25Aug42; Jdenl at DHS Detroit, Mich. and tr to RD, MCB, San Diego, Calif.”
3rd Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Corps Base, San Diego, CA
Aug 1942 Pvt, 3rdRecBn, RDep, MCB, San Diego, CA “25Aug42; 27, jdfr CRD; 25, Jdenl at DHS Detroit, Mich.”
Oct 1942 Pvt, 3rdRecBn, RDep, MCB, San Diego, CA “13, fr USMCR Cl III(c) to Cl III(b); 21, to 3dMarDiv”

H&S Company, 19th Marines (Engineers), 3rd Marine Division, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA
Oct 1942 Pvt, H&S Co, 19thMar(Engr), 3rdMarDiv, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA “25Aug42; 21, jdfr 3rdRecBn, RDep, MCB, San Diego, Calif.”
Company E, 19th Marines (21st Marines), 3rd Marine Division, FMF, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA
Jan 1943 Pvt, Co E, 19thMar(21stMar), 3rdMarDiv, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA “4, rank chgd to (CP), 6-23, spl temp det d at Comm Sch, Amphib Forces, Pac Fleet, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Calif.; 24, tr to TC, Post”

14th Replacement Battalion, FMF Training Center, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA
Jan 1943 Pvt, 14thReplBn, FMFTC, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA “25Aug42; 24, jdfr Co E, 19thMar, 21stMar, 3dMarDiv, FMF, Post”
Apr 1943 Pvt, 14thReplBn, FMF, In the Field “Emb 16Apr43 and sailed 18Apr43”

Company A, 1st Raider Battalion, 1st Marine Raider Regiment, FMF, In the Field
Jul 1943 Pvt, Co A, 1stRdrBn, 1stMarRdrRegt, FMF, In the Field (New Georgia, B.S.I.) “25Aug42; 4, emb abd USS CROSBY at Guadalcanal, B.S.I. and sailed therefrom same date; 4, underway; 5, landed on enemy territory and participated in action on New Georgia, B.S.I.; 11, KIA at Enogai, New Georgia, B.S.I and buried on island (Grave#2); GO#20 does not apply.
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