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Maurice Carl Saeger, Pfc
USS Salt Lake City CA25
1944-1945

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USS SLC...Marine...Maurice C. Saeger, Pfc.

US FLAG Maurice Carl Saeger passed away on July 16th, 2003

Information from copy of official discharge papers sent in by Ruth Saeger

Maurice enlisted in the USMC on Dec. 7th, 1943 in Chicago, IL. to serve during national emergency. He served with the Marine Detachment aboard the USS Salt Lake City.

Due to unavoidable war conditions the information on this discharge certificate is incomplete.

While aboard the SLC, he participated in the following operations:
Wake Island, Sept. 3, 1944
Marcus Island, Oct. 9, 1944
Philippine Liberation, Oct. 23-26, 1944
Bonin Islands, Jan. 5, 1945
Iwo Jima, Feb. 15, 1945-Mar. 13, 1945
Okinawa, Mar. 25, 1945- May 27, 1945
Honshu, Japan, Sept. 7, 1945-Oct. 12, 1945

Rank at time of discharge: Private First Class
Weapons qualification: Expert Rifleman - Mar. 2, 1944

In Picture from Charles Thompson
#22 in picture with Marine Detachment, 1945


Maurice, Ruth &/or Family Members have attended the following SLC Reunions:
1983  1985  1987  1989  1991  1993  1995  1997  1999  2001  2003  2006  2008

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ball-red-02 Charles E. Rice, Pfc,   ball-red-02 Samhat, Nayef, S., Corp., USMC,    Maurice C. Saeger, Pfc.
at SLC reunion - yr. unknown at this time.


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