Francis Leroy McGaha
Class of 1937

Branch of Service: U S Marine Corps.
Rank Captain
Entered Service: July 17, 1942


Served as Combat Group Leader of Chinese Guerrillas and U. S. Marines working for nineteen months behind the Japanese lines in China under the command of Rear Admiral Milton E. Miles.  Placed on inactive Reserve January 13, 1946.  Still a Permanent Captain in the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve.


Presidential Unit Citation W/2 Stars, Navy Unit Citation.  Asiatic Pacific Theatre Ribbon W/2 Stars, European Africa Middle East Theatre, American Theatre, Phillippine Liberation Medal, U S Marine Corps Reserve Medal, Naval Occupation Medal, China Service Medal, WW2 Victory Medal.

Asiatic Pacific American Theatre European Africa Middle East WW 2 Victory Phillippine Liberation Marine Reserve China Service Navy Occuption Presidential unit citation Navy Unit citation