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Martin, Andrew Martin

Rank and Name, Storekeeper Third Class Andrew Martin Martin.

Unit/Placed in, USS Houston (CA-30) Cruiser, .


Andrew is born approx. 1922 in San Diego, California.


Parents and Siblings, no record available.


Andrew enlisted the service in California with service number # 3760398.


Andrew was KIA when the USS Perth and USS Houston were surrounded by Japanese Destroyers who fired some torpedo’s, they evaded them but in Battle of Sunda Strait they both Sunk on March 1, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Distinguished Unit Citation,  Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary 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.usshouston.org/ 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/

USS Houston (CA+30) Cruiser
His rank Storekeeper Third Class