- September 11, 1979
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Biographical / Historical
General Berkeley (1907- 1995) was born in Portsmouth, Virginia in 1907. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1927 and later joined the Fifth Marines Division in Camp Pendleton in 1943 that took him to Japan in late 1944. He worked on the communication systems in Japan, such as telephone wires and radio. He later had the job of “Disposition Officer” and was in charge of the anything in the area assigned to him by the Corps Headquarters.