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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

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, U.S. Marine Corps
Action:
For action performed on 20 November 1943, on the island Tarawa, Gilbert Islands.

Details:
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