Rank and Name, Corporal Joseph Armand Auge Jr.
Unit/Placed in, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division, Marine Corps.
Joseph is born approx. on 22 Dec. 1921 in Billings, Montana.
Father, Joseph A. Auge.
Mother, Martha M. (Philura) Auge.
Sister(s), Martha A. and Darlene E. Auge.
Joseph enlisted the service in Montana with service number # 416600.
Joseph was KIA during the Saipan Landings, when the LVT was hit by Japanese fire, on June 15, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Joseph is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Thanks to, http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/agency/usmc/2-25.htm
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
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
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com