PARAMARINES Torgerson, Harry L.

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Torgerson
  • FORENAME
Harry L.
  • UNIT
1 Marine Parachute Bn (XO - HQ Company)
  • RANK
Captain
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Silver Star
  • PLACE
Guadalcanal 1942
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Valley Stream,Long Island,New York
son of late Martin Torinus (died 1939) and Marie Larsen Torgerson (died 1935)
father awarded Medal of Honor for China 1900
attended Central High School
1 MPBn (XO) 1942
1 MPR (XO 3 Bn) until 9.12.1943
1 MPR (CO 3 Bn) from 10.12.1943
died 1954
 
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