PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Ames, Evans Orchard
Date of birth: 1895 (Boston/Massachusetts, United States)
Date of death:  March 17th, 1982
Nationality:  American
     
LEGION OF MERIT - US MILITARY
Rank: Colonel
Unit: Commanding Officer 21st Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division "Fighting Third", U.S. Marine Corps
Action: For Bougainville/Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea from 1 November 1943 to 10 January 1944.
Details: Citation unavailable.
 
     
LEGION OF MERIT - US MILITARY
Rank: Brigadier General (Brigadier)
Unit: Chief of Staff and deputy commander of Supply Service, Fleet Marine Force, U.S. Marine Corps
Action: For service as Chief of Staff of the Supply Service, Fleet Marine Force from March 1944 until January 1946.
Details: This award was obtained in the form of an Gold Star to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
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Information source(s):   - Clark, G.B., United States Marine Corps Generals of World War II A Biographical Dictionary, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, North Carolina, USA, 2008
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