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Joseph M. Jansen
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Randolph County, Arkansas

Joseph M. Jansen
© 2001 by: Will Walker - G Nephew

© 2001 Will Walker

Armed Forces: Marines

Rank: Private First Class (Pfc.)

Unit: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marines, 2nd Marine Division

Campaigns: Guadalcanal, New Zealand, and Tarawa

No. Years in Service: 1942-November 1943

Date of Enlistment: June 1942

Notes: Was killed in action on Tarawa, Gilbert Islands by a Japanese sniper, November 27, 1943. He and a few other marines were scouting around looking for a place to put a hospital, when a Japanese sniper shot him. His unit (2nd Marine Division) received the Presidential Unit Citation for their braveness on Tarawa.

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