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John Innes
Guadalcanal Resident & Historian

Click For EnlargementEnglishman John Innes is a major force in the preservation and study of Guadalcanal during the 1990s until present day. He works to preserve history, identify sites, resolve MIA cases and accompanying veterans back to the places they served. A Guadalcanal resident, and creator of Battle of Guadalcanal Website.

The Village
Story of the small village on the Mataniko (Matanikau) and the Goettge Patrol, as told from Solomon Island, Japanese and Marine perspectives. (August 2008)

Veteran Frank Teague
Frank Teague Was a Marine stationed on the heavy cruiser, USS Portland. Also, Bishop Paul Moore, a Lieutenant in G company 2nd Battalion 5th Marines in 1942. Both returned to places where vivid memories were forged over a half century ago.

Grave of Toshio Kojima
Story of the discovery of skeletal remains on Guadalcanal in October 1995. This is an interesting story of identification and the history of one member of the 228th Infantry.

Harold C. Holden's Dog Tag
Dog Tag found on Tulagi that Innes researched this Marine's story.

Morning On Guadalcanal
Impressions of Guadalcanal today & the past, February 2005

Asamana Village
Wartime history in one village related to the Japanese, Marines and Col Carlson.

Sgt John H. Branic
Research that identified the remains of a Marine killed on Hill 73.

Radio Australia Interview
Veteran McKenzy Gregory and John Innes on Battle of Savo Part 1 (MP3) and Battle of Savo Part 2 (MP3).

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