NAME
Melvin Oscar Tuley
NICKNAME
MCSN
279752
HOME OF RECORD
1209 Crawford Street, Houston, TX
NEXT OF KIN
Mother, Mrs. Viola H. Tuley
DATE OF BIRTH
August 29, 1917
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
January 2, 1940
DATE OF LOSS
December 19, 1941
REGION
Pacific
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Philippines / Sangley Point
CASUALTY TYPE
KIA
UNIT
A/1st Separate Marine Bn.
DUTY
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Corporal Tuley was killed in action at 1247 this date, during a Japanese bombing raid on Cañacao High Power Radio Station at Sangley Point, Philippine Islands.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Corporal
STATUS OF REMAINS
“Remains buried in Canacao Cemetery, Canacao, PI”
MEMORIALS
Manila American Cemetery

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