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Amey, Herbert R., Jr.

Date of death:
November 20th, 1943 (Tarawa, Gilbert Islands)
Buried on:
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Lieutenant Colonel Herbert R. Amey Jr. is buried at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Honolulu/Hawaii, United States. Plot:Q, Row: 0, Grave: 290.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division "The Silent Second", U.S. Marine Corps
For action performed on 20 November 1943, on the island Tarawa, Gilbert Islands.

Posthumously awarded.
Citation unavailable.

Silver Star Medal (SSM)

Sources

  • - Hammel, E. & Lane, J.E., Bloody Tarawa The 2nd Marine Division, November 20-23, 1943, Zenith Press, St. Paul, USA, 2006
    - Wukovits, J., One Square Mile of Hell The Battle for Tarawa, NAL Caliber, New York, U.S.A., 2007
    - Tarawa on the web.org
    - American Battle Monuments Commission

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