Fourth Marine Division Association Memorial

Fourth Marine Division Association Memorial (HM1RD)

Location: Triangle, VA 22172 Prince William County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 32.439', W 77° 21.677'

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(East face): We dedicate this memorial to the memory of the men of "The Fighting Fourth"
31 May, 1993

3298 Killed
14,424 Wounded
Fourth Marine Division Association in World War II

(North face): Fourth Marine DivisionWorld War II

Major Pacific Island campaigns against the Empire of Japan in the Pacific Theater

Roi-Namur Island
Saipan Island
Tinian Island
Iwo Jima Island

Semper Fidelis

(West face): Fourth Marine Division activated 16 August, 1943 - Camp Pendleton, California

Departed Sand Diego, California 15 January, 1944 for combat against Japanese in Pacific Theater

Operated from Maui, Hawaii February 1944 thru March 1945 with combat invasions on Japanese held islands of Roi-Namur, Saipan, Tinian and Iwo Jima.

Division returned to Camp Pendleton, California and deactivated 24 November 1945

(South face): Awards
12 Medal of Honor
111 Navy Cross
4 Distinguished Service Medal
646 Silver Star
53 Legion of Merit
36 Distinguished Flying Cross
57 Navy Marine Corps Medal
2517 Bronze Star
103 Air Medal
17,722 Purple Heart
2 Presidential Unit Citation
1 Navy Unit Citation
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HM NumberHM1RD
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Year Placed1993
Placed ByFourth Marine Division Association in World War II
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 6:07pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 294203 N 4268447
Decimal Degrees38.54065000, -77.36128333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 32.439', W 77° 21.677'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 32' 26.34" N, 77° 21' 40.62" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 Quantico Dr, Triangle VA 22172, US
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