Rank and Name, Private First Class Joseph Edwin Ault.
Unit/Placed in, 3rd Battalion (Weapons Comp.), 8th Marines, United States Marine Corps.
Joseph is born approx. on 29 Aug. 1909 in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Father, Samuel A. C. Ault.
Mother, Anna G. (Newman) Ault.
Sister(s), Vera M and Wilella C. Ault.
Joseph enlisted the service in North Carolina with service number # 470801.
Joseph was KIA during the First wave (Battle of Tarawa) landing on Red Beach 2 on 20 Nov. 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Good Conduct Medal, Marine Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Joseph is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Forest Lawn West Cemetery
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
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.
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
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