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Martin, Arthur R.

Rank and Name, Private First Class Arthur R. Martin.

Unit/Placed in, 163rd Infantry Regiment, 41rd Infantry Division “Sunsetters”.

 

Arthur is born in Illinois.

 

Parents and Siblings, no record available.

 

Arthur enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 3668771.

 

Arthur was KIA during the battle over Zamboanga City in fierce resistance by the Japanese on March 13, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Badge, Distinguished Unit Citation, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Thanks to https://history.army.mil/brochures/southphil/southphils.htm 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/

163rd Infantry Regiment
41st Infantry Division
Casualty List
Airport Zanboanga
His rank Private First Class