24th Marines, USMC
Final Resting Place
Service Number: 390354
Campaigns Served: Namur, Saipan (wounded), Iwo Jima (killed)
Decoration: PURPLE HEART with GOLD STAR
Roger Arsenault was an original member of Baker Company, 24th Marines. He served as a machine gunner during the battles of Namur and Saipan. Arsenault was badly wounded on June 16, and was evacuated from Saipan to a naval hospital.
Arsenault returned to Baker Company in the fall of 1944. He was promoted to corporal and led a squad into battle on Iwo Jima.
Roger Arsenault was killed in action on March 4, 1945. He was buried in the Fourth Marine Division Cemetery. After the war, he was reinterred in the Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY.
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