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Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Birth:
14 Jul 1920 1
Chesterton, Indiana 1
Death:
16 Apr 2012 1
Winnetka, Illinois 1
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Full Name:
Edgar Stewart Carlson 1
Also known as:
Stewart Carlson 1
Birth:
14 Jul 1920 1
Chesterton, Indiana 1
Death:
16 Apr 2012 1
Winnetka, Illinois 1

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He enlisted in the military immediately after Pearl Harbor; his senior year at Indiana University.  After OCS, he went on to serve four years in the United States Marine Corps, including two years in the Pacific Theater as a company commander.  He was a member of the first armored amphibian battalion ever to serve in the corps, and was assigned to command B Company.  At the age of 23, Stewart led his men through three first wave landings in the Marshall Islands, Guam and Okinawa. 

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