NAME
Wyvon Leon Myrick
NICKNAME
Squeaky
MCSN
241115
HOME OF RECORD
1022 North Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL
NEXT OF KIN
Wife, Mrs. Catherine Myrick
DATE OF BIRTH
~1911
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
December 28, 1933
DATE OF LOSS
May 6, 1942
REGION
Philippines
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Corregidor / Fort Hughes
CASUALTY TYPE
KIA
UNIT
M/3/4th Marines
DUTY
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Platoon Sergeant Myrick was stationed at Fort Hughes (Caballo island) during the defense of Corregidor. He was killed in action during an artillery bombardment when his gun emplacement took a direct hit.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Platoon Sergeant
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not Recovered.
MEMORIALS
Manila American Cemetery

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