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 Marvin West McLachlan

Marvin West McLachlan

Birth
Taylorsville, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 13 May 1945 (aged 21)
Okinawa, Okinawa, Japan
Burial Taylorsville, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 145261 · View Source
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SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, MARCH 31, 1949, PAGE 27

WAR VICTIM'S RITES SLATED

TAYLORSVILLE--Graveside services for Pfc. Marvin W. McLachlan, who was killed in action May 13, 1945, while serving with the marine corps on Okinawa, will be conducted Friday at 5 p.m. in Taylorsville cemetery.

Pfc. McLachlan was born Oct. 3, 1923, at Taylorsville, a son of John L. and Janet West McLachlin, and was graduated from Granite high school. He was employed at Magna plant, Kennecott Copper Corp. prior to enlisting in the marine corps.

He received his basic training at San Diego, Cal., and Camp Pendleton, Oceanside Cal. Pfc. McLachlan was awarded the presidential citation.

Survivors include his father, Taylorsville; four brothers: Scott W. and James W. McLachlana, Taylorsville; Steven N. and Ralph McLachlan, Salt Lake City; two sisters: Mrs. Lester Cooper and Mrs. Keith Smith, Lehi, Utah county.


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  • Maintained by: Burnt Almond Fudge
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 145261
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marvin West McLachlan (3 Oct 1923–13 May 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 145261, citing Taylorsville Memorial Park Cemetery, Taylorsville, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burnt Almond Fudge (contributor 46857451) .