Merton Raymond Riser

Private First Class Merton Raymond Riser

Contributed by Matt Helmers
Mentored by Mrs. Jennifer Westerhoff
Manson Northwest Webster Junior/Senior High School
2018-2019
Unit:

2nd Marine Division, 8th Marine Regiment, 3rd Battalion, Company K

Branch: U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number: 510776
Date of Birth: September 1, 1924
Entered the Military: December 14, 1942
Date of Death: November 20, 1943
Hometown: Sanborn, Iowa
Place of Death: Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands
Award(s): Purple Heart
Cemetery: Tablets of the Missing, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawai’i

Early Life

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Homefront

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Military Experience

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Eulogy

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Reflection

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