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MCB Butler, Camp McTureous, OA

 Located in the western part of Agena district of Gushikawa city, Camp McTureous, is equipped with family residential facilities, sports facilities and an elementary school.  Named for Private Robert M. McTureous, Jr., 21.  Robert Miller McTureous, Jr had been a Marine for only nine months when on 7 June 1945, on Okinawa, although critically wounded, he instantly risked his own life to divert fire from a group of his wounded comrades.  He died at sea four days later of massive wounds and loss of blood.

He was born in Altoona, Florida, 26 March 1924.  Young McTureous attended the primary schools of Altoona and graduated from high school at Umatilla, Florida, in 1941.  Camp McTureous is located in the northern portion of Okinawa.

PFC Robert Miller McTureous, Jr

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