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World War II 1
Branch:
Marine Corps 1
Rank:
First Lieutenant 1
Birth:
07 Jan 1920 1
North Dakota 1
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Full Name:
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Birth:
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World War II 1

Branch:
Marine Corps 1
Rank:
First Lieutenant 1
Service End Date:
1943 1
Casualty Cause:
Hostile, Died 1
Casualty Date:
27 Nov 1943 1
Casualty Place:
Kiribati 1
Casualty Reason:
Gun, Small Arms Fire 1
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*Plot: 1, 6199Plot: A 473 1

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RUUD, Reuben P., 1st Lt, 1542                       SN: 11619
Born: 07 Jan 1920 North Dakota
Enlisted: 03 Mar 1942
Died: 27 Nov 1943 (KIA, Buariki, Tarawa Atoll, British Gilbert Islands)
Interred: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Grave A473
 
Officers Training, Marine Corps Schools, Marine Barracks, Quantico, VA
Apr 1942 PFC, Attached, Platoon Leaders Unit, 9th Reserve District “14, jd by S/RS for RS, Fargo, ND”
Jul 1942 PFC, Co D, Candidates Class, MCS, MB, Quantico, VA “17, SOCMC to accept comm as 2nd Lt, USMCR, Char Exc, Auth CMC ltr 1965-90-10, AU-256-fb, dated 27Jun42”
Jul 1942 2nd Lt, 1542, Reserve Officers Class, MCS, MB, Quantico, VA
 
E Co, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, FMF, In the Field
Oct 1942 2nd Lt, 1542, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field “10 jd fr MCS, MB, Quantico, VA”
Jan 1943 2nd Lt, 1542, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guadalcanal)
Apr 1943 2nd Lt, 1542, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Wellington, New Zealand)
Jul 1943 1st Lt, 1542, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Wellington, New Zealand)
Oct 1943 1st Lt, 1542, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Wellington, New Zealand)
Nov 1943 1st Lt, 1542, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Tarawa Atoll, British Gilbert Islands)
 
Based on this service record, I believe that we can confidently state that he rates the following awards for WWII:
Purple Heart Medal
Combat Action Ribbon
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal-2 stars
World War II Victory Medal
 
 

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