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Avery, Harvey Ferris

Rank and Name, Gunnery Sergeant Harvey Ferris Avery.

Unit/Placed in, 1st Bat (A-Comp) 8th Marines, United States Marine Corps.


Harvey is born approx. on 12 Feb. 1919 in Missoula, Montana.

Father, Harvey B. Avery.

Mother, Ferris L. (Brownell) Avery.

Sister(s), Mary C. Avery.

Brother(s), .

Spouse, .


Harvey enlisted the service in Montana with service number # 266861.


Harvey was KIA during the fights with the Japanese over the Airfield on Tarawa on Nov. 21, 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.


Harvey is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, http://tarawaontheweb.org/

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

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

1st Battalion, 8th Marines
Tarawa Beaches 1943
Battle of Tarawa 1943
Battle of Tarawa 1943
Harvey Ferris Avery
His rank Master Gunnery Sergeant