Order the Military Service Record of Your 5th Marine Division Veteran

We offer access to the official military service records of 5th Marine Division veterans which are housed at the U.S. National Archives. Military service records of 5th Marine Division veterans usually include a period photograph of the veteran, units, ships, stations, award citations, medals, training, medical records, court martial records, battles, campaigns and much more. Most complete service records of 5th Marine Division veterans are 50-150 pages in length and contain records detailing the entire Marine Corps service of your 5th Marine Division veteran. Marine Corps service records provide a wealth of information about the Marine Corps veteran's military career and can open exciting avenues for genealogical research. 

Ordering Your 'Fighting Fifth' Veteran's Service Record

Marine Corps service records are between $75 and $100 depending on the size of the record.  Our research specialists are on site at the U.S. National Archives and can have most military service records copied for you within 1-2 weeks. All  Marine Corps service records are copied, scanned and sent to your email inbox upon payment. The invoice comes conveniently to your email address. We provide a lightning fast, reliable service which costs almost exactly the same as ordering the record directly from the government. Unlike the government, we also include a photo of your 5th Marine Division veteran when available. Please fill out the order form on this page to request your Marine Corps veteran's military service record.   


Request the Military Service Records of Your 5th Marine Division Veteran

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The 5th Marine Division

The 5th Marine Division was formed in November of 1943.  The 5th Marine Divison was comprised of portions of the 1st Para Marine Regiment and a Raider Training Battalion among other elements.  Of the Marine Division which participated in the assault on Iwo Jima in 1945, the 5th Marine Division sustained the highest rate of casualties. After the surrender of Japan the 5th Marine Division occupied the Island of Kyushu after which the unit was deactivated in early 1946. Fill out a form above to order the official military personnel file of your 5th Division Marine Corps veteran.