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Entry: 93042
Subject: ROBERT BRUCE BURNS SSGT USMC

Robert D. Burns wrote on April 21, 2016


City and State: MODESTO CA

Unit: HQ CO HQBN 1ST MAR DIV

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: My father, Robert Bruce Burns, arrived in Korea 3 Aug 50 aboard USS Clymer, was in HqCo 1st Provisional Marine Brigade (Pusan Perimeter), and also HqCo,1st Marine Div during Capture of Seoul and Chosin Reservoir Campaign and was a Postal Chief during this time until 12/29/50.

If anyone knows or served with this proud Marine please feel free to contact me, any information would be most appreciated.

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Entry: 56317
Subject: LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO KNEW CB ANDERSON

Ben Anderson wrote on March 21, 2006

Email Update Needed



City and State: NORTH POTOMIC MD

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: He may have gone by Andy and was there in 51 he was my Father and i never got to talk with him about his war he died in 1973 when i was 12 if you knew him please write i have pictures but no way of knowing where they were takin

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Entry: 50315
Subject: INFO ON LA HOTA , LAIRD

C. Miller wrote on April 21, 2005


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Went thru P.I. 1948. Was in the 2th Marine Div. Was placed in the 1st Marine Div. And sent to Korea , From Camp Lejeune. Came a small town in Pennsylvania. If you have any info on him or his were abouts, Please Email me

Keywords: La Hota, Laird



Entry: 45654
Subject: NAVY MEDIC, MARINES

Bob Hollis wrote on September 6, 2004

Email Update Needed



City and State: APPLE VALLEY CA

Unit: A CO,1ST BATT. 5TH MAR.1ST DIV

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: San Diego,ntc, Hosp School,1951-Camp Pendleton 1951/52,Corona Naval Hosp. 1952/53 Korea, May 1953 1st Marine Div.to 1954 Returned San Francisco to San Diego to Long Beach, Discharged Oct. 1954

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Entry: 38719
Subject: BENNY P O'GUIN, MAIL CLERK

Randy O'Guin Rush wrote on November 26, 2003


City and State: ALEXANDRIA VA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: Looking for anyone who remembers my dad, or has any information on these units.

Benny P O’Guin, joined USMC 1942, age 18 from St. Louis Mo. MOS: mail clerk 056
Pvt. with MAG-13 on Tutuila, Aug ’43 to Feb ’44;
Cpl. with MAG-13 Funafuti and Majuro Feb ’44 to Oct ’44. Navy FPO 10648 Navy #3234
Sgt. with MAG-41 MCAS El Toro Jan ’45 to Sep ’45
M/Sgt with HQCO HQBN 1st Marine Div Korea Mar ’53 to Apr ‘54
M/Sgt with 3rd MAW MCAS Miami ‘54
M/Sgt with 3rd MAW MCAS El Toro ‘55
M/Sgt with HQCO HQBN 3rd Marine Div Okinawa ‘58
Camp LeJeune in ’59-’61, MB US NAVACTS Naples Italy ’61-’62, El Toro ’62-’65, Okinawa ’65, DaNang Vietnam HQBN 3rd Div ’65-’66, El Toro ’66, HQBN Quantico ’66-’67, DaNang VN HQBN (Rein) 1st Div FMF ’67-’68, Okinawa ’68-‘69,
M/GySgt Camp Pendleton HQBN HQRgt ’69-’70, HQSVCBN FMF PAC Pearl Harbor ’70–’73 Retired 1973 as Postal Chief of the Fleet.

Keywords: Postal, mail, Tutuila, Funafuti, Majuro, Korea, Viet Nam, El Toro, LeJeune, Quantico, MAG-13, MAG-41, 1st Div, 3rd Div, MAW, MCAS, HQBN, Da Nang, Okinawa, Naples, Pearl Harbor, Navy FPO 10648 Navy #3234



Entry: 37832
Subject: HEY WOW

Gary Paterson wrote on October 27, 2003


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Service or Relationship: Friend of Veteran

Comments: WOW

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Entry: 2605
Subject: POSTAL MARINES

Richard W. (Dick) Gaines wrote on March 5, 1999


City and State: ROCHESTER NY

Unit: USMC-1952--1972

Service or Relationship:

Comments: Gotcha linked on my Gunny G's Marine Postal Website!
http://www.angelfire.com/ca/dickg/gunny.html
Korean War section.

Semper Fidelis,
Dick Gaines

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