Joe R. Driskell

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NAME:
Joe Richard Driskell
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
283270 (enlisted)
0-44421 (commissioned)
HOME OF RECORD:
Terre Haute, IN
(later Klamath Falls, OR)
NEXT OF KIN:
Brother, Mr. Willis Driskell
(later Wife, Mrs. Dagmar Driskell)
DATE OF BIRTH:
9/22/1916
SERVICE DATES:
5/28/1940 – 1953
DATE OF DEATH:
3/12/1997
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Pearl Harbor Marine Detachment,
USS Nevada
Gun Captain Corporal WIA
New Georgia O/4th Raider Battalion Gunnery Sergeant WIA
Iwo Jima A/1/24 812 Gunnery Sergeant
(acting 2nd Lieutenant)
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Navy Cross, Bronze Star, Purple Heart with Gold Star
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Second Lieutenant (WWII)
Master Sergeant (Reserve)

Biography coming soon.

driskell_articleFrom an unknown Terre Haute newspaper, 1943.
This article was evidently a follow-up to Gertrude Cronin’s earlier column.

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