RICHARD  EUGENE  FLEMING

Deceased 06/05/1942
Rate/Rank
CAPT
Service Branch
USMCR 00/1939 - 6/1942
Born
11/02/1917
ST. PAUL, MN
KILLED IN ACTION - RICHARD WAS KIA AT HIS DIVE AND BOMB DROP ON THE JAPANESE DESTROYER MIKUMA AT 6-5-1942, EARNED THE MEDAL OF HONOR (POSTHUMOUSLY)
SIGNIFICANT DUTY STATIONS
MARINE SCOUT BOMBING SQUADRON 241 (VMSB-241), BATTLE OF MIDWAY
SIGNIFICANT AWARDS
MEDAL OF HONOR 
PURPLE HEART 
AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL 
ASIATIC-PACIFIC CAMPAIGN MEDAL 
MARINE PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION 
COMBAT ACTION RIBBON 
MARINE CORPS GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL 
MARINE EXPEDITIONARY MEDAL 
WORLD WAR II VICTORY MEDAL