Gillis, John Lawrence, T/4

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Technician Fourth Grade
Last Service Branch
Ordnance Corps
Last Primary MOS
359-Construction Machine Operator
Last MOS Group
Ordnance (Enlisted)
Service Years
1943 - 1945

Technician Fourth Grade



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1906
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Hambleton
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
May 11, 1966
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961


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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
T/4 JOHN L. GILLIS WAS A HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION FOREMAN PRIOR TO ENTERING THE SERVICE ON 5 JULY 1943. T/4 GILLIS ATTENDED ENGINEER SCHOOL AT FORT BELVOIR, VIRGINIA BEFORE SERVING IN THE PACIFIC WITH COMPANY A, 806TH ENGINEER AVIATION BATTALION FROM 3 MAY 1944 TO 7 OCTOBER 1945. ON 15 NOVEMBER 1945 T/4 GILLIS WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED AT FORT MEADE, MARYLAND. JOHN GILLIS PASSED AWAY ON 11 MAY 1966 AND WAS LAID TO REST AT ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY.
   
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 Ribbon Bar

Rifle

 
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 WWII - American Theater
  1944-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Ryukyus Campaign (1945)
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