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Frederick A. Kierson

Private First Class, Marine Corps

Born: February 16, 1917
Hometown: Richmond City, VA
Entered: August 5, 1942
Casualty Date: March 1, 1945
Awards: Purple Heart, WWII Victory Medal

Served in World War II. Served in New Zealand, on Bougainville and in the invasion of Guam and Iwo Jima. Was Killed in Action in Iwo Jima on March 1, 1945 and is buried at Maury Cemetery.

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