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World War II 1
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Marine Corps 1
Rank:
Private 1st Class 1
Birth:
15 Jan 1925 1
Alabama 1
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Full Name:
Warren Brindley 1
Birth:
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Alabama 1
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World War II 1

Branch:
Marine Corps 1
Rank:
Private 1st Class 1
Service Start Date:
1942 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
Wall Coordinates:
Grave A508 1

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BRINDLEY, Warren B, PFC 745                      SN: 4XXXXX
Born:  15 Jan 1925 Hartselle, AL
Enlisted: 14 Oct 1942
Died: 27 Nov 1943 (KIA)
Location: Buariki, Tarawa Atoll, British Gilbert Islands
Interred: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Grave A508
 
9th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, MCB, San Diego, CA
Oct 1942 Pvt (Rec), 9th Recruit Bn, RD, MCB, San Diego, CA “18, jd fr SRD; 14, enl. DHS, Birmingham, AL”
Dec 1942 Pvt 521, 9th Recruit Bn, RD, MCB, San Diego, CA
Parachute Training School, Camp Gillespie, MCB, San Diego, CA
Jan 1942 Pvt 521, B Co, Parachute Training School “1, to HQ Co., ParaTrngs, Post”
Jan 1942 Pvt 521, H&S Co, Parachute Training School “1, jd fr Co B., ParaTrngs, Post, 1-31, msm”
Apr 1942 Pvt 521, H&S Co, Parachute Training School “Msm”
 
Jul 1943 PFC 745, 24th Replacement Draft, FMF, In the Field
 
G Co, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, FMF, In the Field
Jul 1943 Pvt 745, G Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Wellington, New Zealand)
Oct 1943 PFC 745, G Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Wellington, New Zealand)
Nov 1943 PFC 745, G 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-1 star
World War II Victory Medal
 

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