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Martin, Andrew Lawrence

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Andrew Lawrence Martin.

Unit/Placed in, 674th Bomber Squadron, 417th Bomber Group (Light).

 

Andrew is born approx. 1913 in Brooklyn, New York.

 

Parents and Siblings, no record available.

 

Andrew enlisted the service in New York with service number # 32337463.

 

Andrew’s Crew-members and position on-board the plane a A-20 were,

 

1st Lt.           Howard D. Saar       Pilot

S/Sgt.           Andrew L. Martin    Engineer/Gunner

 

 

Andrew was KIA when the plane had 1 Motor out and the other failing so made a crash-landing at unknown on Sep. 30 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/417th_Bombardment_Group.html http://www.wikiwand.com/en/417th_Bombardment_Group Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov

P.O.W. info, Wes Injerd and Dwight Rider, http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html  AirForce, Rolland Swank NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org

Philippine Scouts Heritage Society,http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/   

Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org    

Hendriks Webdesign, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

674th Bomber Squadron
417th Bomber Group
Douglas A-20 Havoc
Squadron Pilots
Squadrons
Noemfoo Airfield, Biak New Guinea
His rank Staff Sergeant