Casey, John Dixon, T/4

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Last Rank
Technician Fourth Grade
Last Service Branch
Armor Force (1943-1951)
Last Primary MOS
732-Amphibian Tractor Driver
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 732, 727th Amphibian Tractor Battalion
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Technician Fourth Grade

One Service Stripe

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
South Carolina
South Carolina
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jun 21, 1945
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Borneo campaign (1945)/Battle of Labuan
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen727th Amphibian Tractor Battalion Association
  1945, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  1984, 727th Amphibian Tractor Battalion Association - Assoc. Page

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 Unit Assignments
727th Amphibian Tractor Battalion
  1944-1945, 732, 727th Amphibian Tractor Battalion
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
  1945-1945 Borneo campaign (1945)/Battle of Labuan
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
T/4 John Casey had enlisted in the Army on 1 December 1942

He served with Company B, 727th Amphibian Tractor Battalion. 

During the OBOE Operations in the Borneo Campaign, at Morotai Island, he was killed following the combat landings made by his LVT at Brunei Bay, Borneo by the Japanese defenders during operations. This was an Australian led operation.

He was interred in 1949 in Cedar Shoals Baptist Cemetery, Hobbyville, South Carolina.

Note: Brunei is a tiny nation, carved out of Borneo.
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