Lieutenant Colonel R.G. Ballance, Peleliu, 1944
"Carries On-Lieutenant Colonel R.G. Ballance, Champagne, Ill., of the First Marine Division, resumes his duties as Commander of a Pioneer Battalion, despite shrapnel wounds received on the Peleliu beach."
From the Photograph Collection (COLL/3948), Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections
OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH