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Bacon, Thomas Carl

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/

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and ww2-europe.com.

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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines
Tarawa Map
Ready to land
To the Beaches
Thomas Carl Bacon
His rank Private First class
Beach Landings
8-inch-japanese-gun destroyed
Tarawa 1943