1st 4.5-inch Rocket Battery - 11th Marine Regiment


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Entry: 95678
Subject: 1ST 4.5" ROCKET BATTERY -11TH MARINE RGT

Bill Milnes JR. wrote on May 20, 2018


City and State: HEWITT NJ

Unit:

Service or Relationship:

Comments: Looking to speak with members of my dad's unit. He passed back in 1987 without ever detailing his service in Korea other than cutting off the tops of strawberries.I know there is more to it and I understand his not wanting to discuss it. He's gone now and I 'd like to know what my dad went through as a young Marinel
His name is Cpl. William (Bill) Milnes from Fair Lawn, N.J.

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Entry: 90309
Subject: 4.5 ROCKET BN, KOREA

Tom Speranzi wrote on December 30, 2014


City and State: ONEONTA NY

Unit: 4.5

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran

Comments: Looking for anyone that may have known my dad, Thomas Speranzi, USMC who served in Korea with the 4.5 Rocket Bn 1952-1953.

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Entry: 89856
Subject: LCPL RICHARD CAVANAUGH 1ST 4.5 ROCKETS

Curtis Carter wrote on October 27, 2014


City and State: ALPINE CA

Unit: 1ST 4.5 ROCKET BATTERY, 11TH MARINES

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: Looking for anyone who may have served with my dad, Richard Cavanaugh, in Korea. He died when I was a kid, and I'm interested in learning more about his service. I have two or three photos of him in Korea, but that's about it. Thank you all.

Keywords: 1st 4.5 Rockets, Dick Cavanaugh, Richard Cavanaugh



Entry: 88593
Subject: MAX REEDER

Max L. Reeder wrote on March 22, 2014


City and State: CENTERVILLE OH

Unit: 11 TH.MARINES

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran

Comments: Served in this unit Oct l950 before transfer before start of Chosin Campai

Keywords: 6240 Brentshire ct



Entry: 84932
Subject: DO YOU KNOW CHARLES E WOODS USMC

Victor Woods wrote on December 8, 2012


City and State: GREENBRIER TN

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: looking anyone who served with my dad charles e woods
he was from goodlettsville tn farmboy tall looking
guy sense of humor

Keywords: might have had a friend called wood or woods also i
know infact he lived in dothan ala



Entry: 83528
Subject: JOE DUHON USMC ARTILLERY

Paul Duhon wrote on July 2, 2012


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Other

Comments: I was wondering if anyone knew my father Joseph (JOE)
Duhon. He was in artillery received Presidential
Citation for the First Marine Division REinforced for
3 key battles in 1951. The areas of these battles
were in the punchbowl, wonju, and Hwachon reservior.

Keywords: C Battery



Entry: 79459
Subject: 1ST 4.5 ROCKET BN 11 TH MAR RGT

Frank Carollo JR. wrote on June 28, 2011


City and State: SAGAMORE HILLS OH

Unit: 4.5 RKT BN C BTRY 1ST

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran

Comments:

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Entry: 63745
Subject: 1ST 4.5 RKT BTRY KOREA 1952-1953

Rick Lawrence wrote on January 9, 2008


City and State: TULSA OK

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran

Comments: Looking for friends of Sgt. Bill D. Adams. I am preparing a surprise display of his decorations and would also like to give him messages from anyone who may have served with him in Korea with his Rocket Battery.
Semper Fi!

Rick Lawrence, MSgt., USMC/USAFR (RET)

Keywords: 1st 4.5 Rocket Battery - Korea 1952-1953



Entry: 62650
Subject: ALL MEMBERS OF 1ST.4.5 DISBANDED 1957

A.J. Zelent wrote on October 19, 2007

Email Update Needed



City and State: BENTONHARBOR MI

Unit: 1ST 4.5 ROCKET BATT. NEPUJA OKINAWA

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran

Comments: where is zinky,molone,tringes,suitcase-smith,Capt. Unger,the Greek,and all the other's ?
I went to loas then Lebenon.

Keywords: Subic base disbanded battery, we dived up there.



Entry: 56644
Subject: BILLY THRASHER

Dustin Thrasher JR. wrote on April 12, 2006

Email Update Needed



City and State: LAFAYETTE IN

Unit: 4TH INFANTRY/JAPAN

Service or Relationship: Other

Comments: Looking for this man he was a very good man to everybody and I think he should get the respaect he needs I just want everyone to know that he was a great soldier and a great man as well.

THANK YOU ALL!

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Entry: 54896
Subject: LOOKING FOR MEMBERS OF 4.5 ROCKET '52-'53

James Schmitz wrote on December 30, 2005

Email Update Needed



City and State: LAKE ST. LOUIS MO

Unit: 4.5 ROCKET BATTALION

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran

Comments:

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Entry: 54124
Subject: LOOKING FOR FELLOW BATTERY VETS

Joe Salisbury wrote on November 15, 2005

Email Update Needed



City and State: GRANTS PASS OR

Unit: 1ST 4.5' ROCKET BATTERY

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran

Comments: I'm looking for vets that may have servered with me in rocket batteries in Japan, Okinowa, and LeJune from 1955 to 1958. Semper Fi

Keywords: Camp McNair, Japan



Entry: 53145
Subject: LOOKING FOR FRIENDS OF MY BROTHER DONALD H SULLIVAN

Wayne Sullivan SR. wrote on September 14, 2005

Email Update Needed



City and State: BALTIMORE MD

Unit: ARKANSAW LONG TOMS KOREA

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran

Comments: if any one can tell me how to get his serice records and discharge papers i sure would be thankfull and any body that knew him in the4.5 rocket btry 1st marine div i know his 4 girls would love to hear from you thank you wayne sullivan

Keywords: i was in army i got one chance to see don in 4.5 rocket btry in korea stayed one night with you guys and went on firing mission with you.it was then i found hewas wounded and was on a hospital ship headed for japan. my brother died in irag 1976 his wife died i year latter leaving 4 dauthers i am trying to get dons service recrds for the girls to try to put some history about him togeter



Entry: 48394
Subject:

Heather East wrote on January 25, 2005

Email Update Needed



City and State: MONTICELLO KY

Unit: 623RD FIELD ARTILLARY

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: My fiance' just got deployed to Iraq. I just want to get as much information as I possibly can about it. I want to know as much as possible about over there.I want to know things that my fiance' is going through. Please send me any information you possibly can. And that goes for anyone that may know Anything. Thank you so so so much for your time to read this.

Keywords: 623rd Field Artillary
Derrick Wray



Entry: 42765
Subject:

Ed Bailey wrote on May 2, 2004

Email Update Needed



City and State: PORT ST. LUCIE FL

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran - Korea

Comments:

Keywords: 1st 4.5" Rocket Battery



Entry: 39756
Subject: C BATTERY 4,.5 ROCKET BATTALIOM

Victor J. (Vic) Saraceno wrote on January 5, 2004

Email Update Needed



City and State: PORTLAND OR

Unit: C BATTERY 4.5 RKT BM

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran - Korea

Comments: Those Rocket Battery Veterans that were in North Korea 1950. Some of the Veterans are getting Cold War Injury Benefits from the VA, Fellows Check into this. Also I belong to the Chosin Few, and the Oregon Chapter.

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Entry: 39291
Subject: 4.5 ROCKET BTRY 11TH MARINES

Charles Hamilton wrote on December 20, 2003

Email Update Needed



City and State: DALLAS OR

Unit: HGT BTRY.11TH MARINES

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran - Korea

Comments: Am looking for Tommy Lucero and Chuck McBride. We were in the FDC section, James Brown section Chief,pre Korea. We went to Korea together,and were split up there.

Keywords: I'm Hambone



Entry: 39126
Subject:

Thomas Pryor wrote on December 12, 2003

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit: 4.5 RCKT BTRY 1950-53

Service or Relationship: Friend of Veteran

Comments: He was killed in action by one of the rockets fired exploded as it left the launcher tube along with CPL Perry Braden and nine in all were wounded.

Keywords: SGT. Reasoner
1st 4.5 RCKT BTRY



Entry: 39109
Subject: LOOKING FOR FRIEND(S) OF LT. HOLLIDAY

John Sargent wrote on December 12, 2003

Email Update Needed



City and State: O'FALLON MO

Unit: MSGT USMC (RET)

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: I am looking to contact anyone who may have known my half-brother, 2nd/1st Lt W.D. Holliday. I have pictures of him at Christmas, 1951. My brother died while I was in boot camp in 1958, I was at the Rifle Range, Camp Matthews when this happened. His only son is a lawyer in Dallas, Texas.
I thank any of you in advance.
Semper Fi,
John E. Sargent
MSGT USMC (RET)

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Entry: 39100
Subject: HM2 DONN E. WAGNER

Ray Conn wrote on December 11, 2003


City and State:

Unit: 1ST MARDIV - 4.5 ROCKETS

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: I'm just looking for info, and friends, on/of my Father In-Law. His name is Donn Edward Wagner and he was a medic, HM2, for a 4.5 Rocket Battery. All I know is he was in Korea, in the 1st MARDIV, was wounded himself, and was a very active Life Member of the 1st MARDIV Association.

He passed away recently and I'm working on a dedication about him for his wife. I could get more specific info from her, but I'm hoping to make it a surprise. If anyone can give me more specific information about him I would greatly apreaciate it.

If I can place the specific unit, and find formers members of same, I have a extensive amount of photos he took while in Korea I would like to share. Hundreds of photos of the men, equipment, and operations of the Battery.

I know he was pretty active in the specific unit association as well, from articles and reunion photos he had, anybody?

Keywords: Medic, Doc', 4.5 Rockets, Korea, purple heart, wounded, 1st Marine Division



Entry: 37335
Subject: I WAS A MEMBER OF THE 1ST. 4.5 ROCKET BATTERY 11TH. MARINE REG. FMF REINF. KOREA 1950/51

Max L. Reeder wrote on October 3, 2003


City and State: CENTERVILLE OH

Unit: 4.5 ROCKET BATTERY AND IITH.MARINE REG. SOUND AND

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran - Korea

Comments: Korea 1950/51
Hosp. Japan and Hosp. Ship Repose

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Entry: 31383
Subject: JOE HEALY

Joseph Healy wrote on January 19, 2003

Email Update Needed



City and State: WASHINGTON IN

Unit: C BAT 4.5 ROC

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran - Korea

Comments: looking for friends

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Entry: 28264
Subject: HARLEY NICHOLAS REASONER - KIA - MAY 10, 1953

Kenneth D. Reasoner SR. wrote on September 14, 2002

Email Update Needed



City and State: CANTON NY

Unit: ARMY

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran - Korea

Comments: Would like any information you can give us...Were trying to receive his medal from VFW. Looking for Frank Budfarrel in charge of project.

Keywords: Harley Nicholas Reasoner BornJan. 11, l933...Entered service Jan.20, 1951,Died May 10, 1953...Social Security 126-26-8248...Brother of Kenneth D.Reasoner,Sr.



Entry: 23657
Subject: INFO

Bobo Waters wrote on March 4, 2002


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Interested Person

Comments: im looking for info and pics of pow mia and other info on the war if you have some email me

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Entry: 22914
Subject: INFORMATION ABOUT KOREAN MEDAL

Darrell Bardella wrote on February 4, 2002

Email Update Needed



City and State: AUBURN CA

Unit: 4.5 ROCKET BATTERY

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran - Korea

Comments: Looking to find information on procureing my Korean Medal.

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Entry: 7501
Subject: C BATTERY, 1ST 4.5

Ed Bailey wrote on March 15, 2000

Email Update Needed



City and State: PORT ST. LUCIE FL

Unit: C BATTERY, 1ST 4.5

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran - Korea

Comments: C BATTERY, 1ST 4.5

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Entry: 5750
Subject: CHARLIE ROCKETS 11TH MAR

Donald Lasby wrote on December 21, 1999

Email Update Needed



City and State: ROSELLE NJ

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments:

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Entry: 4710
Subject: 1ST 4.5 ROCKET BATTALION

Curtis Carter wrote on November 11, 1999


City and State: SAN DIEGO CA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: I'm looking for information about my father, Richard 'Dick' Cavanaugh, who died when I was a kid in 1974. I found an article about him that said he was in the "1st 4.5 Rocket Battalion". I'm unfamiliar with the nomenclature, however, and would greatly appreciate any information about how to find out more about him, his unit, service record, etc.

God bless the USMC.

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Entry: 3279
Subject: 1ST MARINES -ROCKETS

Thomas Pryor wrote on July 14, 1999

Email Update Needed



City and State: TEXAS CITY TX

Unit:

Service or Relationship:

Comments:

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