U.S. Marine Corps, BATTLE FOR GUADALCANAL, killed and died, September 1942

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This list of Marine casualties - those who died or were killed - is compiled from the USMC Casualty Cards (mc), supplemented by other sources - click for source abbreviations. For unit abbreviations, see the 'Glossary of U.S. Naval Abbreviations", OPNAV 29-P1000 made available online by Hyperwar.

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The role of the Marine Corps is widely known, but excerpts, in italics with grey background, from the official "Chronology of the United States Marine Corps 1935-1946" (mh) by Carolyn A Tyson have been added. These provide a background to the casualties suffered.




  
SEPTEMBER 1942


Tuesday, September, 1, 1942

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv, 1stMar
KNICHEL, Thomas Joseph, 351323, CoC, 1stBn, died (mc)



FAIRCHILD, Howard Winslow, Jr, 373351, HqSqn, MCAS, Cherry Point, NC, died (mc)



Wednesday, September 2, 1942

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv
BELET, Robert Alfred, 256662, 1stSigCo, DivspTrps, killed in action (mc)

1stMarDiv, 1stMar
BELL, Durward C, 272971, CoH, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
HUNT, Dan Rellerford, 334362, CoC, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)



NISSEN, Louis John, Jr, 6127, AdminComd, 2ndMAW, NAS, San Diego, Calif, accidental death (mc)
ROBERTSON, Oswald Stephen, 376368, MarBks, NAS, Cape May, NJ, died (mc)



Thursday, September, 3, 1942

GUADALCANAL: Brigadier General Roy S. Geiger, commanding the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, arrived on the island with the command echelon of the wing

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv
SKARJUNE, Edward Albert, 367361, 1stSigCo, HqBn, DivSupTrps, died of wounds (mc)



GRILL, Frank, 178090, CasCo, 2ndMarDiv, San Diego, Calif, died (mc)
MCMAHON, Boyd, 256313, POW&MPDet, HQUSMC, Washington DC, died (mc)



Friday, September, 4, 1942

SOLOMONS: The 1st Raider Battalion scouted Savo Island, found it free of Japanese, and returned to Guadalcanal

PHILIPPINE ISLANDS

4thMar
ROANE, Don S, 268176, CoI, 3rdBn, died (mc)



Saturday, September, 5, 1942

PACIFIC: Admiral Nimitz, CinCPac, requested the relocation of the Marine Aircraft Wings, Pacific, from San Diego to Pearl Harbor    

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv, 1stMar
CONLAN, Charles Flavan, 10992, CoC, 1stPionBn, killed in action (mc)
DOLKE, Emil Anthony, 265721, CoC, 1stPionBn, killed in action (mc)
RICKERT, Joseph, 267443, CoC, 1stPionBn, DivSupTrps, possibly September 5, 1942, killed in action (mc)
SMITH, Robert Curtis, 282826, CoC, 1stPionBn, DivSupTrps, possibly September 5, 1942, killed in action (mc)



Tuesday, September, 8, 1942

GUADALCANAL: The 1st Raider Battalion and the 1st Parachute Battalion, supported by planes of Marine Aircraft Group 23 and two destroyer transports, landed just east of Tasimboko, advanced west into the rear of the reported Japanese positions, and carried out a successful raid on a Japanese supply base 

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv, 1stMarRdrBn
SMITH, Seraphine Buddy, 352201, CoE, killed in action (mc)
CARNEY, William Daniel, 298524, CoB, killed in action (mc)



AITKEN, Joseph Robert, 266966, CoB, 1stBn, 5thMar, 1stMarDiv, New Hebrides, accidental death (mc)



Wednesday, September 9, 1942

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv
KEILEY, Joseph Francis, 331750, H&SCo, 1stAmphTracBn, died (mc)

1stMarDiv, 5thMar
HAJDASZ, Robert Henry, 357092, WpnsCo, killed in action (mc)



DEUTERMAN, William Boesser, 7127, VMF111, MAG13, 1stMAW, Tutuila, Samoan Is, accidental death (mc)



Thursday, September 10, 1942

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv, 1stMar
BARTER, Clifford George, 348518, CoH, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
BEAMISH, Harold Bruce, 339076, CoH, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
CAMERON, William, 353529, CoH, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
ERDLEY, Robert Hassinger, 341400, CoH, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
HALL, Ralph Henry, 351381, CoH, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
JONES, Robert Bliss, 344329, CoH, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
KEARNEY, Robert Joseph, 344333, CoH, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
MANGIN, James Francis, 337026, CoH, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
MAXWELL, Alfred Winthrop, Jr., 350392, CoH, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
MORGAN, Clay Robert, 290143, CoH, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
TYMAN, Francis Edward, 3487547, CoH, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)



Friday, September, 11, 1942


GUADALCANAL: Japanese bombers and Zeroes attacked Henderson Field. F4F's from the USS Saratoga arrived on the field from Espiritu Santo     

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv
TUMBER, James Madison, 335211, CoA, 1stPionBn, killed in action (mc)

1stMarDiv, 11thMar
ALEXANDER, Richard Kershaw, 383011, H&SCo, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
NEVINS, John Peter, 6730, H&SBtry, 4thBn, killed in action (mc)
KEITH, Julius Cleveland, Jr, 318941, BtryP, 5thBn, killed in action (mc)
WOJDVLA, Edward John, 321502, H&S, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)



MICHEKOSKI, Anthony, 277725, BtryD, 3rdAAGrp, 4thDefBn, New Caledonia, died (mc)



Saturday, September, 12, 1942

GUADALCANAL: The Battle of the Ridge. A Japanese light cruiser and three destroyers entered Sealark Channel and shelled Henderson Field. At about the same time, Major General Kawaguchi's ground force probed lightly at the raider-parachute force on Edson's ridge, south of the field

NEW HEBRIDES: The 7th Marines (rein) and elements of the 5th Defense Battalion arrived at Espiritu Santo from Samoa  

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv
EDWARDS, Ray Keith, 310330, SigCo, HqBn, killed in action (mc)

1stMarDiv, 1stMarRdrBn

FLOETER, Harold Carl, 286919, CoD, killed in action (mc)
TARGOSZ, John Jr, 291808, CoD, killed in action (mc)



PORTER, Edgar Earl, 287223, 2ndGdBn, NavyBldgGd, Washington DC, accidental death (mc)
RICHARDS, Charles Bruce, 291320, MainDet, Camp Elliott, MCB, San Diego, Calif, died (mc)
WILLS, James Gardiner, 12491, TrngCenter, MarBks, Quantico, Va, died (mc)



Sunday, September, 13, 1942

GUADALCANAL: The Battle of the Ridge. The 1st Raider Battalion, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel M. A. Edson, launched a counteroffensive against Kawaguchi's Force but was forced to withdraw north of its initial position. The Japanese attacked the center and right of the raider-parachute line defending the ridge    

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv
NAGLER, Richard Douglas, 330748, 1stSigCo, HqBn, killed in action (mc)
HOLTZAPPEL, William Harrison, 281739, CoA, 1stPionBn, died of wounds (mc)

Marine Corps Aircrew, VMF212, VMSB231, VMSB232
BALDINUS, Lawrence, 10015, VMSB232, MAG23, 2ndMAW, died of wounds (mc)
HARING, Richard Donald, 8634, VMF212, MAG21, 2ndMAW, killed in action (mc)
JOHNSON, Owen Dale, 9488, VMSB231, MAG23, 1stMAW, killed in action (mc)
ROSE, Donald Vincent, 9968, VMSB232, MAG23, 2ndMAW, died of wounds (mc)
WEINTRAUB, James Wistar, 10324, VMSB231, MAG23, 2ndMAW, died of wounds (mc)



THOMAS, Horace Backsley, 311107, VMSB241, MAG22, 2ndMAW, Midway Is, killed in action (mc)



Monday, September, 14, 1942

GUADALCANAL: The Battle of the Ridge. The Marine line on Edson's Ridge repulsed an attempt by the Kawaguchi Force to penetrate the Henderson Field perimeter

SAMOA: The 3d Marines arrived at Tutuila 

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv
ALEXANDER, Robert Walker, 305456, CoB, TkBn, killed in action (mc)
BEASLEY, Howell James, 238602, HQ, killed in action (mc)
BROWNSON, Harry Nicholas, Jr, 256135, CoB, TkBn, killed in action (mc)
DANIELS, Raymond Thomas, 316538, CoB, TkBn, killed in action (mc)
HEATH, John William, 269757, CoA, 1stEngrBn, killed in action (mc)
LIND, Paul Joseph, 291715, CoB, 1stTkBn, DivSupTrps, killed in action (mc)
LINT, Jean Irving, 321543, CoB, 1stTkBn, killed in action (mc)
MARTIN, John Joseph Bernard, 351715, Hq&SCo, 1stEngrBn, killed in action (mc)
MCDANIEL, Edward Harris, 324877, CoB, TkBn, killed in action (mc)
MCGURER, Robert Leroy, 269929, CoC, 1stEngrBn, killed in action (mc)
MCKINLEY, Robert George, 299106, CoC, 1stEngrBn, killed in action (mc)
PRATT, Milton Camp, 284561, CoD, 1stEngrBn, killed in action (mc)
SCHWARTZ, Leon Lazar, 268152, CoB, 1stTkBn, DivSupTrps, killed in action (mc)

1stMarDiv, 1stMar
CHILDERS, Claude Gay, 320888, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
ENIAS, Harold William, 367360, CoK, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
GROVER, Haven Raymond, 255972, HqCo, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
HANSCOM, Bertram Allen, 350439, CoK, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
JARRETT, C L, Jr, 291870, CoA, 1stPionBn, killed in action (mc)
RICE, Ambrose Iziah, 353549, CoF, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)

1stMarDiv, 5thMar

BALDWIN, Carter Shepherd, III, 334778, CoE, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
BARRINGTON, Robert Oscar, 327848, CoL, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
BISHOP, Lawrence Ernest, 350409, CoE, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
CLINTON, Lewis Francis, Jr, 299664, CoK, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
COMER, Avis Owen, 367111, CoK, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
FAHRENWALD, Frank Louis, 367108, CoK, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
GOODE, Fred Hillard, 363742, CoI, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
HEIMBROCK, Robert Frank, 358195, CoG, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
HUFF, Robert Burton, 323157, CoG, 2ndBn, 5thMar, killed in action (mc)
LAVALLEE, Louis James, 290632, CoG, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
LENOIR, William Walter, 272986, CoI, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
MAGUIRE, John Gillard, 355528, CoG, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
MALOVER, John William, 355614, CoK, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
MCAULIFF, Kenneth Stephen, 295779, CoK, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
MITCHELL, Francis Martin, 348533, CoE, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
MONDAK, Joseph, 299894, CoD, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
PALMORE, James Kaye, 325979, CoK, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
PRESSLEY, Vance Melvyn, 367066, CoK, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
RICKETTS, Edward John, 358997, CoK, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
SUESS, Carl Arthur, 274279, CoK, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
TOTH, John Joseph, 299031, CoK, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
TURNER, William Whitney, 337678, CoK, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
WHRITENOUR, Sylvester Joseph, 319656, CoE, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
ZAGRANIS, Lawrence Chester, 293023, CoG, 2ndBn, 5thMar, killed in action (mc)

1stMarDiv, 7thMar

FINAN, Francis Kennedy, 6350, CoB, 1stTkBn, killed in action (mc)

1stMarDiv, 11thMar
BARRETT, Ralph William, Jr, 301878, H&SBtry, 4thBn, killed in action (mc)
MICHAEL, Paul Rollin, 12118, H&SBtry, 4thBn, killed in action (mc)

1stMarDiv, 1stMarRdrBn
ARNOLD, Herman Franklin, 318681, HqCo, killed in action (mc)
BENISH, James Arthur, 355623, CoD, killed in action (mc)
BERGSTRAND, Wallace Hellgerd, 282172, CoB, killed in action (mc)
BROWN, Robert Samuel, 4661, Forward Echelon, killed in action (mc)
BUGALA, Anton Albert, 309109, CoE, killed in action (mc)
COFFEY, Donald James, 353706, CoA, killed in action (mc)
CORZINE, Jimmy Wilson, 342546, CoC, killed in action (mc)
DANOWSKI, Martin Marion, 372095, CoA, killed in action (mc)
DEES, Howell Cobb, 294740, CoE, killed in action (mc)
FRINK, Leslie Victor, 338291, CoG, killed in action (mc)
HUDSPETH, Daniel Wayne, 294194, CoC, killed in action (mc)
KAMINOWSKI, Joseph John, 364329, CoD, killed in action (mc)
KEBLISH, William Andrew, 293695, HqCo, killed in action (mc)
KOPS, Stanley Daniel, 291225, CoC, 1stMarRdrBn, AmphCorps, PacFleet, killed in action (mc)
LANGDON, John Micheal, 362569, CoC, killed in action (mc)
MATTHEWS, William Ernest, 311942, CoC, killed in action (mc)
MAYNARD, Ludger Andre, 337199, CoC, killed in action (mc)
METRAS, Albert, 354995, CoC, killed in action (mc)
QUIGLEY, John Joseph, 246955, CoC, killed in action (mc)
RILEY, Joseph Francis, 350531, CoH, killed in action (mc)
RITTER, Kenneth Earl, 281346, CoE, killed in action (mc)
ROBERTS, Charles Wyndam, 350567, CoC, killed in action (mc)
ROBERTS, Francis Laverne, 356116, CoC, killed in action (mc)
ROCK, John Clinton, 367220, CoC, killed in action (mc)
ROLLAG, Austin Truman, 317625, CoB, killed in action (mc)
STACKPOLE, Gerald Burton, 193201, HqCo, killed in action (mc)
WHITTLESEY, Frank Russell, 372015, CoB, killed in action (mc)

1stMarDiv, 1stParaBn
BOYD, Marion Roscoe, 305453, CoA, killed in action (mc)
CASTNER, Howard Welton, 282209, CoA, killed in action (mc)
CRAWFORD, Lawrence William, 277310, killed in action (mc)
EGRI, Andrew John, 286173, CoB, killed in action (mc)
FARRELL, Clyde Rothwell, 254125, CoB, DivSupTrps, killed in action (mc)
HERNDON, Raymon William, 264793, CoA, killed in action (mc)
HURN, John Patrick, 300425, CoC, killed in action (mc)
JAMES, Stanley Dyess, 266338, CoA, killed in action (mc)
KIRKMAN, Adrian London, 276625, CoA, killed in action (mc)
LOCKE, Garrick, 279909, CoA, killed in action (mc)
MALNAR, Rudolph Francis, 259472, CoA, killed in action (mc)
MAXWELL, David Nathaniel, 299194, CoA, killed in action (mc)
MAYE, Joseph Francis, 280940, CoA, killed in action (mc)
PEERY, Charles Wesley, 299373, killed in action (mc)
PERKINS, Keith, 256535, CoA, killed in action (mc)
RATHBUN, Robert Cady, 284806, CoA, killed in action (mc)
SMITH, Charles Lewis, 259043, CoA, killed in action (mc)

Marine Corps Aircrew, HQSqn and VMSB232
ARNOLD, Barry Justin, 331529, VMSB232, MAG23, 2ndMAW, killed in action (mc)
KAUFMAN, Yale Weston, 9980, HqSqn, 2ndMAW, killed in action (mc)



Tuesday, September 15, 1942

TF 18, covering reinforcement convoy from Espiritu Santo to Guadalcanal, is attacked by Japanese submarine I-19, which torpedoes carrier Wasp (CV-7) at 1225'S, 16408'E. Wasp is scuttled by destroyer Lansdowne (DD-486) (oc)

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv, 5thMar
FRYBARGER, Raymond Jr, 284069, CoG, 2ndBn, died of wounds (mc)

1stMarDiv, 1stMarRdrBn
BOONE, Frank Ogden, 270604, CoE, killed in action (mc)
CHAMPOUX, Neil George, 275516, CoE, killed in action (mc)
GRAVES, William Vincent, Jr, 354293, CoC, killed in action (mc)

LOSS OF USS WASP

MarDet, Wasp CV-7
KENNEDY, John Weir, Jr, 6636, September 15, 1942, killed in action, dd September 16, 1943 (mc)
KROHN, Joseph Abraham, 6874, September 15, 1942, killed in action, dd September 16, 1943 (mc)
WEST, Morris Milton, 276033, September 15, 1942, killed in action, dd September 16, 1943 (mc)
FALLON, John Robert, 318513, September 15, 1942, killed in action, dd September 16, 1943 (mc)

Note: USNM lists CARLSON, Arnold, Pvt and MILLIKEN, Wesley, 2Lt as MarDet, Wasp. The USMC Casualty Cards identify them as members of VMSB234 lost at this time.


PHILIPPINE ISLANDS

4thMar
THOMURE, Harold Cyril, 294979, CoK, 3rdBn, died (mc)



CARLSON, Arnold, 357583, VMSB234, MAG21, 2ndMAW, Oahu, Hawaiian Is, accidental death (mc)
MILLIKEN, Wesley Albert, 10317, VMSB234, MAG21, 2ndMAW, Oahu, Hawaiian Is, accidental death (mc)



Wednesday, September, 16, 1942

USMC: The 3d Marine Division was activated at Camp Elliott, California     

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv
NEWBIGGING, John Mckinzie, 323166, CoD, 1stEngrBn, died of wounds (mc)



DUVERNOY, George Emile, Jr, 385528, CoM, 3rdMarReinf, Samoan Is, accidental death (mc)



Thursday, September 17, 1942

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv, 1stMar
PILLERI, Thomas Stephen, 354727, CoK, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
RUBINETTI, John John, 351380, CoH, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)



HALL, Haynes Harwood, 8676, VMF215, 2ndMAW, San Diego, Calif, accidental death (mc)
HEALEY, Alton Earl, 303517, SerSqn11, MAG11, MAWS, San Diego, Calif, accidental death (mc)
HYDE, Charles Hewitt, Jr, 10176, VMF215, 2ndMAW, accidental death (mc)



Friday, September, 18, 1942

GUADALCANAL: The 7th Marines (rein), 1st Marine Division, landed, and emergency supplies were unloaded at Kakum from ships of Task Force 65. The 1st Parachute Battalion departed with the task force for Espiritu Santo

SOLOMON ISLANDS

Marine Corps Aircrew, VMSB232
THOMAS, Leland Evan, 9964, VMSB232, MAG23, 2ndMAW, killed in action (mc)



FORSMAN, Edward Gilbert, 336678, MarBks, NAS, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaiian Is, died (mc)

OWENS, James Joseph, 5798, HqSqn24, MAG24, 2ndMAW, San Diego, Calif, accidental death (mc)
PARKS, Dred Francis, 6393, VMSB244, MAG21, 2ndMAW, San Diego, Calif, accidental death (mc)



Saturday, September, 19, 1942

USMC: Marine Corps Air Station, Eagle Mountain Lake, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Harold R. Lee, was organized at Fort Worth, Texas, to function as a glider training base

SOLOMON ISLANDS

BEAMER, Donald Wayne, 300274, CoA, 1stBn, 7thMar, 3rdMarBrig, killed in action (mc)

1stMarDiv, 7thMar

FRIEDRICHSEN, Eugene Victor, 345451, HqCo, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
SPRAGUE, Dorr Irvin, 301505, HqCo, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)

1stMarDiv, 11thMar
COVERT, Robert Lincoln, 332795, BtryK, 4thBn, killed in action (mc)



Sunday, September 20, 1942

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv, 1stMar
SCHULER, Calvin Lee, 345084, CoD, 1stBn, died of wounds (mc)
DARLING, William Bartlett, Jr, 373072, CoF, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)

1stMarDiv, 2ndMar
SHOEMAKER, Claude Delmar, 204973, WpnsCo, accidental death (mc)

1stMarDiv, 7thMar
CHERVO, John George, 535223, CoL, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)
TATUM, Robert Olan, 337743, CoL, 3rdBn, killed in action (mc)



FARNHAM, Willard Edison, 357859, 2ndGdCo, GdBn, BaseTrps, MCB, San Diego, Calif, accidental death (mc)
O'BRIANT, Edward Lee, 285061, H&SCo, 1stAvnEngrBn, Samoan Is, died of injuries (mc)



Monday, September 21, 1942

JEFFERIES, Leon Loyd, 11752, SerGrp, MAWS, San Diego, Calif, accidental death (mc)
NICHOLS, John Henry, 302516, VMF112, MAG12, MAWS, San Diego, Calif, accidental death (mc)



Tuesday, September 22, 1942

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv, 5thMar
FRANCE, David Thurston, 255730, HqCo, 3rdBn, died (mc)



CLEVELAND, John, 422187, CoA, Candidates Class, MCS, MarBks, Quantico, Va, accidental death (mc)



Wednesday, September 23, 1942

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv, 7thMar
NAYLER, Robert Earl, 329738, CoE, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)



AYARS, John Doward, 294337, BksDet, MarBks, New River, NC, died of wounds (mc)



Wednesday, September, 23-27, 1942

GUADALCANAL: An attempt by the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines (rein), the 2d Battalion, 5th Marines, and the 1st Raider Battalion to cross the Matanikau River upstream was repulsed by defending Japanese. The 1st Battalion executed an amphibious landing west of Point Cruz to strike the Japanese Matanikau line from the rear but was forced to withdraw   
   


Thursday, September, 24, 1942

USMC: Marine Corps Air Station, Mojave, California, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel John S. Holmberg, was established to provide, equip, and maintain facilities necessary to train Marine aircraft groups

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv, 7thMar
CANADY, Morris E, 367000, CoC, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
COCKRELL, Alvin Chester, Jr, 6684, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
EDWARDS, Randolph Ray, 364854, CoD, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
EDWINSON, John E, Jr, 299874, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
KARNAGHON, Joseph Perry, 366608, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
KING, Erwin Shaftsbury, 357175, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
PIMENTEL, Manuel John, 275452, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
ROWE, Charming Willie, 347368, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
WALTERS, James Robert, 354210, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
WEHR, Richard Johnson, 297234, CoH, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)



BEGNACHE, Joseph Edgar Dollard, 348899, CoC, 1stTkBn, 3rdMarBrig, Samoan Is, died of wounds (mc)
HIGGINS, Francis King, 241076, H&SBtry, 2ndDefBnReinf, 2ndMarBrig, Samoan Is, died (mc)



Friday, September, 25, 1942

USMC: Camp Pendleton, named in honor of Major General Joseph H. Pendleton, was dedicated by President Roosevelt

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv, 1stMar
BOSCHERT, Mickey Aubrey, 334456, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
COMPTON, George Walter, 230703, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
CURRY, Morris Quinn, 349158, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
DEBELE, Charles Frederick, Jr, 351596, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
GARRETTSON, Elmer Francis, Jr, 351317, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
GORCZYCKI, Carl Joseph, 331089, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
GREENLEE, George Raymond, 265078, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
INGERSON, Ralph Clarence, 347144, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
JENSEN, Hans Chester, 263323, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
KUHL, Philip Samuel, 351600, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
LILLY, John Roscoe, 334442, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
LUECKING, Bernard Joseph, 370533, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
MCELVAINE, Wilbur, 369579, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
MCSTINE, Leon Walter, 240905, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
RICE, Leslie Lindsay, 351594, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
SECOR, Frederick Lewis, 344908, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
SHOCKLEY, Riley D, 334441, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)



CLEMMER, Wilson Pierce, 355922, 1stGdCo, MarBks, NOB, Norfolk, Va, died (mc)



Saturday, September 26, 1942

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv, 5thMar
DOMBROSKI, Charles Bernard, 351751, CoF, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
DUCKWORTH, William Paul, 344037, CoF, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
FRASER, Robert George, 274688, CoE, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
HOPKINS, Gerald Paul, 301889, CoG, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
KENNEDY, Roland Webster, 332675, CoG, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
STEWART, Gordon Robert, 354008, CoG, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
THRESHER, Earl Owen, 322364, CoG, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
VIGNOVICH, Samuel, 244435, CoG, 2ndBn, 5thMar, killed in action (mc)
WALDRON, Charles Henry, 298548, CoG, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
WEBB, Arthur Thomas, 293934, CoF, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
WHELAN, Kenneth Joseph, 297721, CoE, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)



Sunday, September 27, 1942

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv
LINDSEY, Charles Samuel, 306702, CoA, 1stAmphTracBn, killed in action (mc)
BATTON, Earl Lamar, 239240, Hq&SerCo, 1stAmphTrngBn, killed in action (mc)

1stMarDiv, 5thMar
FARIA, Joseph, 372139, CoH, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
GLOGOWSKI, Joseph Peter, 303740, CoE, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)
TUKIS, Watslow W, 351767, HqCo, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)

1stMarDiv, 7thMar
BEDDLA, Michael Joseph, 347391, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
BRUCE, Charles Lee, 293638, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
BURGESS, Charles Henry, Jr, 362707, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
BURRIS, Walter Charles, 349324, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
BUTLAND, Gerard Meaden, 351363, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
COPPLE, Julius Worth, 306863, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
DICK, Harold Gustave, 360129, CoD, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
DURR, Leland Norton, 242347, CoD, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
HARLESS, Ralph, 300310, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
HOFFMAN, Albert Edward, 368936, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
JOHNSON, Paul John, 354199, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
KLINE, Robert Anthony, 300676, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
LAZAROE, Walter John, 369817, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
MALANOWSKI, Anthony Peter, Jr., 238894, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
MEYER, Carl Heinz, 356093, CoB, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
MIKUS, Barney Stanley, 354208, CoC, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
MILLER, Clarence Chester, Jr, 347392, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
QUIST, Kenneth George, 337041, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
RALEIGH, Joseph Brent, 356021, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
ROGERS, Otho Larkin, 4902, HqCo, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
SCHULER, Larry John, 327310, CoD, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)
WARD, Lloyd Emmet, 327302, CoA, 1stBn, killed in action (mc)

1stMarRdrBn
BAILEY, Kenneth Dillon, 5100, Forward Echelon, 1stMarRdrBn, killed in action (mc)



CETRONE, Charles Ferdinand, 462984, RecrtDep, MarBks, Parris Island, SC, accidental death (mc)



Monday, September 28, 1942

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv, 2ndMar
WELLS, James Raymond, Jr, 271404, CoL, 3rdBn, accidental death (mc)

1stMarDiv, 5thMar
JOHANSON, Earl Lewison, 327033, CoF, 2ndBn, killed in action (mc)

1stMarDiv, 7thMar
GILES, John Huske, Jr, 300060, CoD, 1stBn, died of wounds (mc)
KUZMA, Joseph John, 319422, HqCo, 1stBn, died of wounds (mc)

1stMarDiv, 1stMarRdrBn
DOBSON, Julian Knight, 354965, CoC, died of wounds (mc)



Tuesday, September 29, 1942

SOLOMON ISLANDS

1stMarDiv, 7thMar
MCCOY, Roy Sydney, 284753, CoC, 1stBn, died of wounds (mc)

Marine Corps Aircrew, VMSB141
ELLIOTT, George Howard, 9035, VMSB141, MAG14, 1stMAW, accidental death (mc)



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