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CPL Roger Norman Arsenault

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CPL Roger Norman Arsenault

Birth
New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 4 Mar 1945 (aged 20)
Iwo Jima, Ogasawara-shichō, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Burial Newington, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 60315825 View Source
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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.

Gravesite Details This is a memorial to the Marine listed above. There is a link to his actual burial location above.


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  • Created by: Kelly in CT
  • Added: 19 Oct 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 60315825
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/60315825/roger-norman-arsenault : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Roger Norman Arsenault (18 Jan 1925–4 Mar 1945), Find a Grave Memorial ID 60315825, citing The National Iwo Jima Memorial Monument and Park, Newington, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Kelly in CT (contributor 47077034) .