Richard J. Powell

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NAME:
Richard James Powell
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
449715
HOME OF RECORD:
Scranton, PA
NEXT OF KIN:
Father, Mr. James Powell
DATE OF BIRTH:
5/8/1919
SERVICE DATES:
8/20/1942 – 11/28/1945
DATE OF DEATH:
5/21/1998
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Tinian A/1/24 607 PFC WIA
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Private First Class

Biography coming soon.

When one of his mortar squads was wiped out in a single night on Iwo Jima, the veteran platoon sergeant could take no more. War diary, USS Hendry.
When one of his mortar squads was wiped out in a single night on Iwo Jima, the veteran platoon sergeant could take no more. War diary, USS Hendry.