Marsh E. Mills, Jr.

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NAME:
Marsh Edward Mills, Jr.
NICKNAME:
Edward
SERVICE NUMBER:
982628
HOME OF RECORD:
Cerro Gordo, IL
NEXT OF KIN:
Wife, Mrs. Alice Patton Mills
(of Detroit, MI)
DATE OF BIRTH:
1919
SERVICE DATES:
1944 – 3/7/1945
DATE OF DEATH:
3/7/1945
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Iwo Jima B/1/24 610 Private DIED OF WOUNDS
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Private

Biography coming soon.

Doctors aboard the USS Doyen were unable to save Private Mills. He was buried at sea.
Doctors aboard the USS Doyen were unable to save Private Mills. He lasted three days before succumbing to his wounds, and was buried at sea.