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Ahrens, Merle D.

Rank and Name,Sergeant Merle D. Ahrens.

Unit/Placed in,128th Infantry Regiment, 32rd Infantry Division “Red Arrow“.

 

Merle is born in 1926 White Fish Township, Montana.

 

Mother, Ida Ahren.

Sister, Ruth Ahrens.

Brother, Kenneth Arens.

 

Merle enlisted the U.S.Army in Montana with service number # 39620854.

 

Merle was KIA at Hill 503 in Luzon on March 24, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantry Badge, , Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Merle is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

 

Thanks to http://www.32nd-division.org/history/ww2/ww2.html Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

 

128th Infantry Regiment
32nd Infantry Division
Villa Verde Trail Map
Purple Heart wit Oak Leaf Cluster