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Auge Jr. , Joseph Armand

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

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

His unit Second Battalion, 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division
LVT Approach beaches
A Water Buffalo, loaded with Marines, churns through the sea bound for beaches
Saipan Map
His rank Corporal
Battle of Saipan
Getting gear on land