Pvt. Vincent Fields KIA at Iwo Jima
N.J. (April 6, 1945) -
Pvt. Vincent Fields, 23, was reported killed in action at Iwo Jima.
Mrs. Fields, the former June Parr, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Parr of Carteret place, was advised that her husband was reported killed March 6. He was a member of the 4th Marine Division.
Pvt. Fields is the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Fields of Long Valley.
The couple was married May 29, 1942, in Vincent Methodist Church here.
He had been in service since last August and
went overseas the middle of last November. Before he left this country, Mrs.
Fields and their 19-month-old daughter spent three weeks with him in North
From The Nutley Sun, April 6, 1945
TWO MARINES LOSE LIVES ON IWO JIMA
Read Iwo Jima survivor Dee Hamilton's account in
Forgotten Heroes of World War II - Personal Accounts of Ordinary Soldiers by Thomas E. Simmons
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