PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Amey, Herbert R., Jr.
Date of birth: Unknown
Date of death:  November 20th, 1943 (Tarawa, Gilbert Islands)
Buried on:  National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Nationality:  American
BIOGRAPHY: 
Lieutenant Colonel Herbert R. Amey Jr. is buried at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Honolulu/Hawaii, United States. Plot:Q, Row: 0, Grave: 290.
     
SILVER STAR MEDAL (SSM)
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit: Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, U.S. Marine Corps
Action: For action performed on 20 November 1943, on the island Tarawa, Gilbert Islands.
Details: Posthumously awarded.
Citation unavailable.
 
     
PURPLE HEART
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit: Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, U.S. Marine Corps
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Hammel, E. & Lane, J.E., Bloody Tarawa The 2nd Marine Division, November 20-23, 1943, Zenith Press, St. Paul, USA, 2006
- Wukovits, J., One Square Mile of Hell The Battle for Tarawa, NAL Caliber, New York, U.S.A., 2007
- Tarawa on the web.org
- American Battle Monuments Commission
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