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Ames, Evans Orchard

Date of birth:
1895 (Boston/Massachusetts, United States)
Date of death:
March 17th, 1982
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Colonel
Unit:
Commanding Officer 21st Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division "Fighting Third", U.S. Marine Corps
For Bougainville/Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea from 1 November 1943 to 10 January 1944.
Citation unavailable.
Legion of Merit - US Military
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Brigadier General (Brigadier)
Unit:
Chief of Staff and deputy commander of Supply Service, Fleet Marine Force, U.S. Marine Corps
For service as Chief of Staff of the Supply Service, Fleet Marine Force from March 1944 until January 1946.
This award was obtained in the form of an Gold Star to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
Citation unavailable.
Legion of Merit - US Military

Sources

  • - Clark, G.B., United States Marine Corps Generals of World War II A Biographical Dictionary, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, North Carolina, USA, 2008

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