Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II


Private, First Class, U. S. Marine Corps. Home address: Madill, Marshall County. Fredrick E. Beane, Sr.. Father, Rt. 2, Madill (serving as civilian guard, Navy, in Pearl Harbor, 1944). Born January 23, 1924. Enlisted July 28, 1941. Decorations: Order of the Purple Heart; Asiatic-Pacific and American Defense medals. Attended eleventh grade in High School. Chickasaw and Cherokee Indian descent. Served in the "Raiders." Recommended for promotion to corporal. In combat on Bougainville and Guam. Died July 21, 1944, in action (shot down rescuing wounded comrade during machine gun fire) on Guam. Marianas Islands, Central Pacific.

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