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Re: Alfred Bedard 5th marines
Posted by: Willard(Jack) Davis (ID *****8927) Date: April 11, 2008 at 17:31:31
In Reply to: Alfred Bedard 5th marines by Mary Lingis of 337

Mary according to the 5th Marine book , The Spearhead,the WWII regiment was activated on 11Nov 1943 at San Diego Ca. fought in the Pacific and returned to SanDiego and was disbanded there on 5 Feb. 1946. So that 5th Marines were never in Quantico, Va. My stepson was kia with them on Iwo Jima. Your grandfather must of been in a different outfit.
Jack


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