History Flight Tarawa Identifications

Rank Name Service Branch Unit KIA Location Date Identified
1st Lt. Alexander Bonnyman U.S. Marine Corps Company F, 2nd Battalion, 18th Marines Regiment, 2nd Marine Division 11/22/1943 Tawara 8/27/2015
Pfc. James P. Reilly USMC Company L, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines Regiment, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 9/5/2015
Cpl. James D. Otto USMC Company L, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines Regiment, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 9/5/2015
Pvt. Robert J. Carter USMC Company G, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines Regiment, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 9/16/2015
Cpl. Roger K. Nielson USMC Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines Regiment, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 9/24/2015
Pfc. Elmer L. Mathies USMC Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 1/29/2016
Pfc. John F. Prince USMC Company F, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 4/2/2016
Pfc. Anthony Brozyna USMC Company G, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 4/6/2016
Pfc. Ronald W. Vosmer USMC Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 4/12/2016
Pvt. Dale R. Geddes USMC Company H, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 4/13/2016
Pfc. James B. Johnson USMC Company K, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 4/18/2016
Pfc. John Saini USMC Company H, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 4/23/2016
Pvt. Palmer S. Haraldson USMC Company C, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, 2nd Marine Division 11/22/1943 Tarawa 4/25/2016
Pvt. Harry K. Tye USMC Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 5/6/2016
Pfc. Roland E. Schaede USMC Company M, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 5/6/2016
Pfc. Charles E. Oetjen USMC Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 5/6/2016
Pfc. James F. Mansfield USMC Company K, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 5/6/2016
Pvt. Emmett L. Kines USMC Company F, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 5/8/2016
Pfc. George H. Traver USMC Company K, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 5/24/2016
Pharmacist's Mate 3rd Class Howard P. Brisbane U.S. Navy Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 6/2/2016
Pvt. Frank F. Penna USMC Comapny E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 6/19/2016
Pfc. Wilbur C. Mattern USMC Company M, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division 11/21/1943 Tarawa 8/9/2016
Sgt. Fae V. Moore USMC Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 8/9/2016
Sgt. James J. Hubert USMC Company H, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division 11/21/1943 Tarawa 9/1/2016
Pfc. Ben H. Gore USMC Special Warfare Group, 2nd Defense Battalion, Fleet Marine Force 11/25/1943 Tarawa 9/1/2016
Pfc. John W. Mac Donald USMC Company F, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 9/1/2016
Pfc. James S. Smith USMC Company C, 2nd Amphibious Tractor Battalion, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 9/6/2016
Pfc. Nicholas J. Cancilla USMCR Company B, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines, 2nd Marine Division 11/20/1943 Tarawa 9/6/2016