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David R. Minton in Guadalcanal, British Solomon Islands,  November 1942Malaria Unit Cactus, Baker Company, 1st Raider Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Division. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matanikau_Offensive



My grandfather David R. Minton (1924 - 2003) at the Chosin Reservoir, South Hamgyong Province, North Korea, December 1950 Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Division. See also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chosin_Reservoir.


"Semper Fi," as stated by his son (and my dad) David L. Minton of Lakeville, Connecticut.