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Anthony, Edgar Oswald

Rank and Name, Private First Class Edgar Oswald.

Unit/Placed in, 3rd Battalion (I-Comp) 26th Marines, Marine Corps.


Edgar is born approx. on April 12, 1922 in Brighton, Massachusetts.

Father, Daniel G. Anthony.

Mother, Elva M. Anthony.

Brother(s), Daniel R. and Malcolm M. Anthony.


Edgar enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 420112.


Edgar was KIA in the fights over a Japanese Bunker on March 3, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal Marine Corps, Expeditionary Medal Marine Corps, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Edgar is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Mayflower Hill Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA.


Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com


3rd Battalion (I-Comp), 26th Marines
Iwo Jima 1945
Iwo Jima 1945
Iwo Jima 1945
Red and Green were his landing zones
Iwo Jima 1945
Iwo Jima 1945
Edgar Oswald Anthony
His rank Private First Class