Litter bearers of the Medical Battalion of US 25th Division giving first aid to two men wounded by grenades, Guadalcanal, 10 Jan 1943

Caption     Litter bearers of the Medical Battalion of US 25th Division giving first aid to two men wounded by grenades, Guadalcanal, 10 Jan 1943 ww2dbase
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Photos on Same Day 10 Jan 1943
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1. Douglas Stoltzman says:
10 Jan 2011 08:37:27 PM

The litter bearer standing in the back ground to the left is my father, Pfc. Albert Stoltzman. He and others carried wounded down the jungle trails of Guadalcanal in some cases for miles.
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
28 Jun 2012 01:00:40 PM


American actor AKA(William Lawrence Russell) John Russell famous for his 1960s TV Western Series "Lawman" fought at Guadalcanal.
Russell joined the US Marines in 1942 during that campaign, he was wounded, decorated for valor and earned a battlefield commission
to lieutenant.
He received an Honorable Discharged in 1944 after recovering from wounds and disease.
After WWII, he came to the attention of a hollywood talent scout, he played heavies and supporting roles in television and film. Russell died in 1991.

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