"He was killed on Kwajalein Atoll"

The Battle of Kwajalein was part of the United States' World War II Pacific campaign. The conflict was fought from January 31 to February 3, 1944, on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. By the end of the battle, 373 Americans, 7,870 Japanese (including forced Korean labourers), and an estimated 200 Marshallese islanders were killed.

 

US troops inspecting an enemy bunker, Kwajalein Atoll, 1944
Public DomainUS troops inspecting an enemy bunker, Kwajalein Atoll, 1944 - Credit: Official U.S. Army Signal Corps Photograph