Rank and Name, Fireman First Class Marshall Earl Rasmussen.
Unit/Placed in, USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
Marshall is born approx. on 16 May 1926 in Missoula, Montana.
Father, Peter J. Rasmussen.
Mother, Kate J. (Colvin) Rasmussen.
Spouse, Patricia J. (Noel) Rasmussen.
Marshall enlisted the service in Montana with service number # 5548513.
Marshall was KIA while supporting the Iwo-Jima Invasion onboard the USS Bunker Hill who was severely damaged by 2 Kamikaze planes on May 11, 1945, 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.
Marshall is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/17.htm
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
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
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com