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Unit Citations

NAVY AND MARINE CORPS LETTERS OF COMMENDATION

(2-2 p35-41)

 

  1. Sixth Defense Battalion Fleet Marine Force, Reinforced, (Battle of Midway June, 1942, 2nd Raider Battalion.)
  2. First Marine Division, Reinforced, Fleet Marine Force, (Tulagi, Gavutu, Tanambogo, Florida and Guadalcanal, British Solomon Islands, August 7th to 9th, 1942, 1st Raider Battalion.)
  3. First Marine Division in the Field, (Guadalcanal, September, 13-14,1942, 1st Raider Battalion.)
  4. First Marine Division in the Field, (Guadalcanal, November, 1942, 2nd Raider Battalion.)
  5. Third Marines, Third Marine Division, (Bougainville, British Solomon Islands, 2nd Raider Battalion, 3rd Raider Battalion, November 1- December 22, 1943.)