PARAMARINES Walton, Merritt Cecil

John Robertson

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  • SURNAME
Walton
  • FORENAME
Merritt Cecil
  • UNIT
1 Marine Parachute Bn (Company A)
  • RANK
Platoon Sergeant
  • NUMBER
259041
  • DATE OF DEATH
7th August 1942
  • AGE
26
  • GRAVESITE
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Sutton,Nebraska
born 18.12.1915 St Paul,Minnesota
entered service 19.5.1937 San Francisco,California
4th Marine Regiment
PFC 10.5.1939
Sgt 1.8.1941
Platoon Sgt 8.4.1942
1 MPB 1942
award Navy Cross (posthumously)
KIA Gavutu,Solomon Islands
 
First to Fight
By Victor H. Krulak
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