Warren B Brindley

Warren B Brindley

World War II · US Marine Corps

    BRINDLEY, Warren B, PFC 745                      SN: 458106
    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