James Anderson, Jr

James Anderson, Jr

Vietnam War · US Marine Corps · Private First Class

After being killed in action, Anderson became the first African American Marine to be awarded the Medal of Honor.

Vietnam War (1955 - 1975)
Regiment

3rd Marines

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Rank

Private First Class

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Battalion

2nd Bn

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Conflict Period

Vietnam War

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Major Command

3rd Mar Div

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Served For

United States of America

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Years Served

0

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Specialty

Rifleman (USMC)

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Company

F Co

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Branch

Marine Corps

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Grade

E2

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Posthumous Decoration

Medal of Honor

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4/7/2011
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2/1/2016
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