Clifton Cates with battalion commanders of US 1st Marine Regiment, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 10 Oct 1942

Caption   Clifton Cates with battalion commanders of US 1st Marine Regiment, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 10 Oct 1942 ww2dbase
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Photos on Same Day 10 Oct 1942
Photos at Same Place Guadalcanal, British Western Pacific Territories
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 25 Nov 2021

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1. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
19 Jul 2021 01:05:47 PM

Left to Right:
Lieutenant Colonel Leonard B. Cresswell (1st Battalion)
Lieutenant Colonel Edwin A. Pollock (Executive Officer of 1st Marine Regiment)
Colonel Clifton B. Cates (Commanding Officer 1st Marine Regiment)
Lieutenant Colonel William N. McKelvy (3rd Battalion)
Lieutenant Colonel William W. Stickney (2nd Battalion)

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