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Ira Goldberg

Graduating Class of 1943
Served in World War II

First Lieutenant
Ira Goldberg

Marine Corps
Company G
5th Marine Division
27th Marine Regiment


Yonkers, NY

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Iwo Jima, Japan

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Mount Hope Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

More About First Lieutenant Goldberg

First Lieutenant Goldberg enlisted in July, 1944. He was the Leader of a Rifle Platoon of Company G. During action against the Japanese on Iwo Jima, he rushed forward through heavy rifle and machine gun fire, moving his platoon to a strategic position and filling a gap that could have allowed for an enemy counterattack. He was fatally wounded by gunfire and awarded the Silver Star posthumously for his gallantry.