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Samuel Weldon - World War II

Samuel Weldon served with the Marines during World War II. He saw action with the 4th Marine Division at Iwo Jima in February, 1945. Following the surrender of Japan, his unit spent several months at Guam before he was discharged in April, 1946.

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Sam Weldon at age 20 at Camp Maui in April 1945.

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Camp Maui, Hawaii

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April 1945

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Left to right, Jim Dowling, Van Tanner, and Sam Weldon at Pearl Harbor ca. March 1945.

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Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

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Circa March 1945

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Platoon 50 USMC group photo taken in San Diego in 1944.

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San Diego, California

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1944

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Left to right, Sam Weldon, Jim Dowling, and Van Tanner.

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Unknown

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Unknown

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Sam Weldon (left) and Ed Boyle at Pearl Harbor in 1945.

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Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

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1945

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Sam Weldon (right) and stoke at Liberty on Mau in 1944.

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Unknown

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1944

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