Robert J. McCarthy

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NAME:
Robert Joseph McCarthy
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
424911
HOME OF RECORD:
Astoria, NY
NEXT OF KIN:
Brother, Mr. Joseph McCarthy
DATE OF BIRTH:
12/1/1921
SERVICE DATES:
7/10/1942 – 7/9/1946
1950 – 6/11/1951
DATE OF DEATH:
1/7/1990
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Roi-Namur B/1/24 745 PFC
Saipan B/1/24 521 PFC WIA
Tinian B/1/24 521 PFC
Iwo Jima B/1/24 521 Corporal WIA
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Bronze Star (?), Purple Heart with Gold Star
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Corporal (WWII)
Staff Sergeant (Retirement)

Biography coming soon.

The Buffalo Courier-Express, 1945
The Buffalo Courier-Express, 1945

One thought on “Robert J. McCarthy

  1. This is my Dad, and I have the complete poem he wrote. The”Voice from Iwo” quoted here is an excerpt.
    I would enjoy communicating with anyone who knew him or who might have any additional information about his service. He died in 1990 and rarely spoke of his military experiences, especially to his children.

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