Rank and Name, Private First Class Thomas Carl Bacon.
Unit/Placed in, 3rd Battalion (M-Comp), 2nd Marines, United States Marine Corps.
Thomas is born approx. on 22 April 1922 in Dakota County, Minnesota.
Father, John A. Bacon.
Mother, Mary G. (Madsen) Bacon.
Sister(s), Mary L. Bacon.
Thomas enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 357449.
George was KIA on Red Beach 1 during the amphibious landings at Tarawa Atoll on 20 Nov. 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Corps, Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Thomas is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.ww2-pacific.com/soldaat/bacon-thomas-carl/
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/