LaVern Alfred Smith

LaVern Alfred Smith

Birth
Jesup, Buchanan County, Iowa, USA
Death 14 Jun 1952 (aged 28)
USA
Burial Jesup, Buchanan County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 120952951 · View Source
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Lavern Alfred SMITH

WW II U S Marines Veteran
.. 15APR1943-28MAR1946
.. 28th Regiment 5th Marine Division
.. Corporal HDQ Co 1st BN 8th Regiment 2nd Division
.. Foreign Service: 11OCT1944-14MAR1946

The 28th Regiment saw action FEB1945 at Iwo Jima and served in occupation duty of Japan till JAN1946.

Deploying overseas OCT1944, LaVerne may have saw action with the 8th Marine Regiment at the Battle of Okinawa APR-JUL1945.


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Iowa CPL 8 Marines 2 Marine Div

Gravesite Details Soldier Stone WW II .. American Legion Mkr

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: H BRAUN
  • Added: 29 Nov 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 120952951
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LaVern Alfred Smith (18 Jul 1923–14 Jun 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 120952951, citing Saint Athanasius Cemetery, Jesup, Buchanan County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .