PARAMARINES Williams, Robert H.

John Robertson

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  • SURNAME
Williams
  • FORENAME
Robert H.
  • UNIT
1 Marine Parachute Bn (Commanding Officer)
  • RANK
Major
  • NUMBER
0-4469
  • AWARD
Navy Cross
  • PLACE
Gavutu,Solomon Islands 1942
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born Arbor Vitae,Wisconsin
commissioned USMC 1929 (2Lt)
2 Marine Parachute Bn (Company A) (Captain) 1.5.1941
1 Marine Parachute Bn (C.O.) 1942 (Major)
WIA 7.8.1942 Gavutu
1 Marine Parachute Regiment (C.O.) 1.4.1943 - 29.2.1944 (LtColonel)
28th Marine Regiment (XO) 1945
served Iwo Jima
3rd Marine Regiment (C.O.) (Colonel) 1953-54
retired as Brigadier General
 
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