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Joseph N. Gifford

 Joseph N. Gifford

 Purple HeartPrisoner of War Medal

Rank/Rate Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number 213498
Birth Date *
From San Pedro, California
Decorations Purple Heart, Prisoner of War Medal
Command 2nd Raider Battalion, carried aboard USS Argonaut
Loss Date October 16, 1942
Location Kwajalein
Circumstances Captured on Butaritari Island, Makin Atoll, taken to Kwajalein and executed
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 *Information needed.  Photo courtesy of Gunner Ed Sere, USMC, ret.

 

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