This list of the China Marines was created by William H. Crittenden, author of "From China Marine to Jap POW."
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NORTH CHINA MARINES as of DECEMBER 7, 1941
These men were NOT part of the 4th Marine Regiment. These Marines were assigned to embassy and consulate duties. The 4th had left for the Philippines in November of 1941.

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Used with permission of W.H. Crittenden; edited by John Power
Last web Rev: 15 Jan 2003
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Attached US Navy Personnel indicated as "Navy-NCM".

Name, Service No, Rank, Unit, Service, Place of Capture, Place of Rescue or Death, Home Town

ADAMS, William L.,269733,PFC,Hq Co,USMC,Peking
AKERS, Irving M.,266385,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Rural Retreat, VA
ALLEN, Walter C.,272054,PFC,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Waxahachie, TX
ANDERSON, Allison L.,273921,PFC,B Co,USMC,Peking,,Bastrop, LA
ANDERSON, Willis W.,262648,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking
ANDRESSEN, Arnold,264170,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,29 Palms, CA
ARMSTRONG, Robert L.,235100,Cpl,A Co,USMC,Peking
ARMSTRONG, Wade H.,279915,PFC,B Co,USMC,Peking,,San Antonio, TX
ASHURST, William W.,O-28,Col,Commanding Officer,USMC,Peking,Hakodate #2
BATTLES, Connie G.,270953,Cpl,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Risco, MO
BEAVERS, John,276361,PFC,B Co,USMC,Peking,,Carriere, MS
BECKER, Robert C.,279798,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,San Francisco, CA
BEEMAN, Gerald,267434,Cpl,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Belibrook, OH
BEESON, Darrell M.,278470,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,Hakodate #3,Carthage, MO
BENNETT, Raymond O.,271628,PFC,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Irving, TX
BENNISON, Elroy L.,266271,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,Hakodate #3,Cincinnati, OH
BENSON, Benjamin R.,273484,Fld Cook,,USMC,Peking,,Modesto, CA
BENTON, Willie L.,272516,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Fort Worth, TX
BERG, Norman J.,264339,Sgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,Hakodate #3,Orange, CA
Bertels, Alton J.,,Sgt,unk,USMC,unk,
Died 23 Mar 45,Kiangwan, China
BIGGS, Chester M. Jr.,276355,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,Hakodate #3,Hope Mifis, NC
BISHOP, Jack R.,238038,SSgt,,USMC,Chingwangtao,,Albany, OR
BLACK, Loy J.,3416143,PhM1c,,Navy-NCM,Peking,,Florida
BLAHUTA, Alvin H.,276573,Cpl,B Co,USMC,Peking,,Abboutt, TX
Boark, Clyde E,,Cpl,unk,USMC,unk,
Died 19 Jan 45,Kiangwan, China
BOYDEN, William H.,287926,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Houston, TX
BRADSHAW, A.Z.,240354,Cpl,B Co,USMC,Peking,,Texas
BRAWDY, Ira M.,284013,Fld Music,,USMC,Tientsin,,Whitehall, MI
BRIGHAM, William J.,282064,PFC,B Co,USMC,Peking,Naoetsu,Aurora, MO
BRIMMER, Charles W.,243341,Cpl,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Owings, MD,Last seen Ward Road jail 9 Oct 44
BROWN, Fred H.,278739,PFC,,USMC,Chingwangtao,Hakodate #3,Norfolk, VA
BROWN, Harold P.,269594,Cpl,B Co,USMC,Peking,,Auburn, WA
BROWN, Luther A.,O3815,Major,Command Officer,USMC,Tientsin
BUCHER, Carroll W.,,FM Cpl,,USMC,Peking,
Died 28 Aug 42,Woo Sung, China
BUNN, Douglas A.,273996,PFC,B Co,USMC,Peking,,Akron, OH
CALLIS, James A.,221657,Sup Sgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Florida
CARLSON, August W.,O7086,QM Clerk [WO],,USMC,Tientsin
CARPENTER, Thomas R.,236621,SSgt,B Co,USMC,Peking
CARSON, Morris A.,276700,PFC,B Co,USMC,Peking,,Garden Grove, CA
CASH, Holland,196916,Plt Sgt,A Co,USMC,Peking,
Died 18 Nov 44,Kiangwan, China,Appendicitis
CASTLETON, John Vallia,3558168,PhM1c,,Navy-NCM,Tientsin,,Red Oak, IA
CASTOR, Melvin H.,269024,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Westminster, CA
CHAMBERS, Philip S.,266131,PFC,B Co,USMC,Peking,,Northridge, CA
CHITTENDEN, William H.,276245,Cpl,A Co,USMC,Peking,Niigata 5B,Wheaton, IL
CIARRACHI, Victor F.,266730,Sgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Elmhurst, IL
CLARK, Kenneth R.,260223,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Bothell, WA
CLARK, Russell P.,246035,Sgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Grand Prairie, TX
CLIMIE, James F.,O4869,Capt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Philadelphia, PA
COLE, James Hector,280867,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking
CRAFTS, Glenn F.,266550,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking
CREWS, T.G.,266722,Cpl,,USMC,Tientsin,,Dallas, TX
CROTEAU, Egdar A.,281533,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Minneapolis, MN
DARR, Charles H.,266346,Chief Cook,,USMC,Peking,,San Diego, CA
DAVIS, Herman,,PhM3c,,Navy-NCM,Chingwangtao,,New York
DAVIS, Jack,189845,Sgt Major,,USMC,Tientsin
DAVIS, Kenneth W.,274063,PFC,,USMC,Tientsin
DAVISON, Arthur C.,258541,Cpl,A Co,USMC,Peking
DAWSON, Jasper F.,270073,PFC,B Co,USMC,Peking
DEDMON, Theodore R.,223029,Cpl,,USMC,Chingwangtao
DEES, William J.,,PFC,B Co,USMC,Peking,,Reno, NV
DIETZ, Cecil M.,155076,Sgt Major,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Montgomery. NY
DITEWIG, Wilbur E.,268229,PFC,B Co,USMC,Peking
DOBSON, Roy A.,275484,Sgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking
ECCLES, Raymond E.W.,241969,SSgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,San Rafael, CA
ELLIS, Clifford L.,214445,MGySgt,,USMC,Tientsin,,San Diego, CA
ELLISON, John H.,265558,Cpl,,USMC,Tientsin,,Ninety Six, SC
ELVESTAD, Henry A.,242331,SSgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking
ENGLER, Irvin J.,268108,Cpl,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Vista, CA
ESTEP, Norman R.,270225,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Spokane, WA
EVANS, Glenn G.,282364,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Santa Ana, CA
FITZGERALD, Bernard J.,270873,PFC,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Laramie, WY
FOLEY, William T.,79275,Lt MC,,Navy-NCM,Tientsin,,New York, NY
FOSTER, Abner E.,141984,MSgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Philadelphia, PA
FOUCHE, Chandler E.,256329,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,Hoten,Albany, GA
FOX, Edwin,3717192,PhM1c,,Navy-NCM,Peking,,San Diego, CA
FREHR, Joseph J.,273898,PFC,,USMC,Tientsin,,Citrus Heights, CA
FREIBERGER, Walter E.,280154,PFC,B Co,USMC,Peking,,Saint Paul, MN
GAFF, Max S.,273554,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Fort Wayne, IN
GENTRY, Mark N.,279743,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,Kobe #2 [Kobe House],Lopez PA & Little Rock AR
GESSNER, Maurice E.,276255,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Minot, ND
GLAZE, James E.,280639,PFC,B Co,USMC,Peking,,Florence, MS
GOLDMAN, Luther E.,272323,PFC,Hq Co,USMC,Peking
GOUDY, Ralph H.,273116,PFC,B Co,USMC,Peking,
Died as POW,Kawasaki, Japan
GRAY, Martin L.,281021,Fld Music,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Fort Worth, TX
GRIFFIN, Earl D.,273482,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Houston, TX
GUYNN, Marion,265847,PFC,,USMC,Tientsin,,Vista, CA
HABERMAN, Robert,275598,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Inglewood, CA
HALL, Ellison K.,2651553,CPhM,,Navy-NCM,Peking,,Washington, DC
HALL, Richard T.,273991,PFC,,USMC,Chingwangtao
HARBISON, Leonard S.,272979,PFC,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Chula Vista, CA
HARDWAY, James F.,265079,Cpl,,USMC,Tientsin,,Henderson, NV
HARMON, Jack B.,265714,PFC,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Portland, OR
HAUGO, Morris F.,252181,Sgt,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Camp Lejeune, NC
HESTER, James R.,O4460,Capt,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Harrison, AR
HINKLE, James E.,274935,PFC,,USMC,Chingwangtao,,San Marcos, CA
HIRSCHKAMP, George,271109,PFC,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Sand Point, ID
HOFFMAN, Harold A.,275355,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,Fukuoka #3,
HORNSBY, Jack C.,268086,PFC,B Co,USMC,Peking,Itchioka,Abilene, TX
HOWARD, William H.,241644,Sgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Sacramento, CA
HUIZENGA, Richard M.,O5950,2nd Lt,,USMC,Chingwangtao,,Chatham, VA
HUMPHREY, Thomas S.,278976,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Fountain Valley, CA
HUNT, William S.,3810783,PhM1c,,Navy-NCM,Peking,,Long Beach, CA
JARRETT, Elmer P.,220489,SSgt,,USMC,Tientsin,,National City, CA
JESSE, John H.,267752,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Pasadena, CA
JOHNSON, Earl Russel,2016465,HA1c,,Navy-NCM,Peking,,Hudson, FL
JONES, Joel,262819,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Crystal Springs, MS
KAHL, William A.,243842,Sgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,Fukuoka #3
KEITH, Robert V.,268512,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Charlotte Harbor, FL
KELLY, Bernard F.,264858,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Bainbridge, WA
KILLEBREW, William E.,,Sgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,
Died 10 Feb 1944,Fukuoka #3 Acute Pneumonia
KIRK, Terrance S.,260583,Cpl,,USMC,Chingwangtao,Fukuoka #3,Redwood Valley, CA
KIRKPATRICK, Edward,275602,Cpl,,USMC,Tientsin,Fukuoka #3,Inchon, Korea
KOSSYTA, Frank J.,269981,Sgt,,USMC,Tientsin,Hakodate #3,San Diego, CA
LADY, Dennis G.,244160,Cpl,,USMC,Tientsin
LA REAU, Robert A.,268217,Cpl,,USMC,Chingwangtao,Naoetsu,Apopka, FL
LARSON, Ernest T.,275603,Fld Music,,USMC,Tientsin,,Vancouver, WA
LEASE, Raymond E.,,PFC,,USMC,Tientsin,Died as POW,Kawasaki, Japan
LEE, William A.,O5052,CWO,,USMC,Chingwangtao,,Fredericksberg, VA
LEON, Antonio,266725,Chief Cook,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Riverside, CA
LEPPERT, Roy W.,268718,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Tenmile, OR
LINDSEY, George D,,266252,Cpl,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Oceanside, CA
LITZ, Eugene H.,262284,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking
LOGAN, Emit F.,265072,PFC,B Co,USMC,Peking,,Vallejo, CA
LUDLOW, Charles C.,281464,PFC,,USMC,Chingwangtao,,Elizabethtown, TN
LUSK, Thomas V.,271990,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Naval Hospital
MacDONALD, Edward L.,244624,Sgt,,USMC,Tientsin,,Triangle, VA
MARSHALL, Donald R.,269696,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Tientsin,,Missoula, MT
MATTHEWS, Raymond L.,268802,PFC,,USMC,Tientsin,,Sacramento, CA
McBRAYER, James D.,O5927,2nd Lt,A Co,USMC,Peking,Escaped,Isle of Palms, SC
McCARTHY, Roy B.,280622,PFC,,USMC,Chingwangtao,,San Leandro, CA
McCAULLEY, Edwin P.,,Major,,USMC,Peking,Repatriated Jun 1942
McFARLAND, George W.,247926,Sgt,,USMC,Tientsin,Hakodate #3,Granby, MO
McLEOD, Wilfred N.,231060,Cpl,,USMC,Chingwangtao
McMAHON, Ronald O.,278018,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Norco, CA
McSHANE, George L.,280623,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Storm Lake, IA
MELTON, Oliver S.,259344,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Beaufort, SC
MILLER, Frank,154633,1st Sgt,A Co,USMC,Peking,,San Francisco, CA
MILLER, Orin R.,271844,Chief Cook,,USMC,Peking,,Minden, NV
MOHR, Frederick B.,256667,Sgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking
NAHAS, Richard,274248,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Merced, CA
NEUSE, Max H.,,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,
Died 5 Nov 1944, Fukuoka #3 Beri Beri
NEWHOUSE, Gerald A.,190876,1st Sgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Frankfort, IN
NEWTON, George R.,O5786,1st Lt,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Mountain View, CA
NOVAK, Frank J.,268349,Cpl,,USMC,Tientsin,Rokuroshi,Argonne WI
O'NEAL, Elza C.,268994,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Lyons, GA
ORR, Herbert J.,279825,PFC,B Co,USMC,Peking,,Oceanside, CA
PARR, Charles W.,262101,Cpl,A Co,USMC,Peking
PARR, George W.,267336,Field Cook,,USMC,Peking,,Port Angeles, WA
PARRISH, Lloyd G.,276490,PFC,,USMC,Tientsin,,Austin, TX
PERMENTER, Calvin,280810,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Dallas, TX
PIERCE, Charles D.,237572,TSgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Alabama
PITNER, John D.,273490,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking
PLOG, Francis L.,280836,PFC,,USMC,Tientsin,Hakodate #3,Green Bay, WS
POLLARD, Eric G.F.,76639,Lt DC,,Navy-NCM,Peking,,Virginia Beach, VA
PRATER, Frank Pasqual,272991,PFC,,USMC,Tientsin,Hakodate #3,North Canton, OH
PRATTE, Ralph,280626,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Saint Louis, MO
PRUETT, Johnnie M.,279936,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking
RAMSEY, Marvin C.,269700,PFC,,USMC,Chingwangtao
READER, William D.,271505,PFC,,USMC,Chingwangtao,,Harrison, AK
REHM, Orville,200213,QM Sgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking
REILLY, Walter J.,256622,Sgt,,USMC,Tientsin,,Woodbridge, VA
RETZKE, Harold I.,262943,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,Hakodate #3,Rosamond, CA
RIDER, Neil O.,277675,PFC,,USMC,Tientsin,Rokuroshi,Lynchburg, VA
RIDER, Richard,,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,
Died as POW,Osaka, Japan
RILEY, William E.,2720193,PhM1c,,Navy-NCM,Peking,,Abbeville, AL
ROARK, Clyde E.,,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,
Died as POW,Woo Sung, China
RODRIQUEZ, Fernando C.,,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,
Died as POW,Osaka, Japan
RYAN John F.,2235711,PhM3c,,Navy-NCM,Tientsin,,Manchester, NH
SALAY, Steve A.,278502,PFC,,USMC,Tientsin,Fukuoka #3,Defiance, OH
SAWYER, Alvin E.,272867,Cpl,,USMC,Tientsin,Fukuoka #3,Saint Louis, MO
SCHICK, Michael J.,230789,Sup Sgt,,USMC,Tientsin,,Washington, DC
SCHNEIDER, Jacob V.,268726,Cpl,B Co,USMC,Peking,,Portland, OR
SCHRADER, Arthur H.,3166270,PhM3c,,Navy-NCM,Tientsin,,Santee, CA
SEDENBERG, Leslie,278339,PFC,,USMC,Chingwangtao,,Clearwater, FL
SERRA, Miguel,258333,Cpl,,USMC,Tientsin,,Las Vegas, NV
SHEETS, Freemont F.,273121,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking
SIMO, Marino J.,264177,PFC,,USMC,Tientsin,,Redding, CA
SMITH, Dick R.,273069,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Louisiana
SMITH, Raymond E.,234654,SSgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,San Diego, CA
SMITH, Robert A.,221731,Sgt,,USMC,Tientsin,Fukuoka #3,Hackensack, NJ
SOMERS, James M.,260420,Cpl,Hq Co,USMC,Peking
SOUSEK, Merlyn J.,280839,PFC,,USMC,Tientsin,,Keokuk, IA
SPARKMAN, Orville R.,280818,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Irving, TX
STEWART, Charles A.,280627,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Houston, TX
STEWART, Jimmie L.,269731,PFC,Hq Co,USMC,Peking
STOCKTON, Frank,273123,PFC,,USMC,Chingwangtao,,Tuscon, AZ
STOHLMAN, Matthew H.,269630,PFC,,USMC,Tientsin,,Montebello, CA
STONE, George B. Jr.,269135,Sgt,,USMC,Tientsin,,Oakland, CA
STORY, Jerold B.,279835,Cpl,A Co,USMC,Peking,escaped Ward Rd 9 Oct 44,Tallahassee, FL
STOWERS, Henry B.,237779,Sup Sgt,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Milton, FL
STROMSTAD, Eric,233754,Sgt,A Co,USMC,Peking
SYDOW, Alan A.D.,272347,Sgt,,USMC,Tientsin,,Saint Joseph, MO
THOMAS, Harold,,PFC,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Springfield, MO
THYSON, Leo C.,10043,Cmdr MC,,Navy-NCM,Peking,,Washington, DC
TIMPANY, David A.,280840,Cpl,,USMC,Tientsin,Hakodate #3,Janesville, WS
TROTH, Leslie R.,272547,PFC,,USMC,Tientsin,,Sepulveda, CA
WALMER, Dan,3416252,PhM1c,,Navy-NCM,Peking,,Warrington, FL
WARSHAFSKY, Jack,258561,Sgt,,USMC,Tientsin,,Chicago, IL
WEBER, Richard D.,O5791,1st Lt,,USMC,Tientsin,,Hampton, VA
WELSH, Thomas P.,265064,PFC,,USMC,Tientsin,,Petaluma, CA
WHIPPLE, John W.,295227,PFC,Hq Co,USMC,Peking,,Tacoma, WA
WHITE, John A.,O4653,Capt,,USMC,Tientsin
WILLIAMS, Robert L.,7024,Pay Clerk [WO],,USMC,Peking
WILSON, James Courtney,265998,PFC,,USMC,Tientsin,,Dallas, TX
WOLF, Herman,186469,Sgt,A Co,USMC,Peking,,Queens, NY
WRATHALL, John C.,265991,Cpl,B Co,USMC,Peking,,Paramount, CA