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Robert Benton Maulding

Robert Benton Maulding (right) with R. B. Pearson
Robert Benton Maulding (right) with fellow Marine Raider Robert Brooks Pearson

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Private, U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number 37436
Birth Date July 29, 1922
From Vista, California
Decorations Purple Heart
Command 2nd Raider Battalion, carried aboard USS Argonaut
Loss Date August 17, 1942
Location Butaritari Island, Makin Atoll
Circumstances Killed in action
Remarks Robert's older brother, George Evans Maulding, was lost on USS Wahoo.

Photo courtesy of the United States Marine Raider Association's Raider Patch, February 2000 - Issue No. 71

 

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