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Martin, Ben

Rank and Name, Private First Class Ben Martin.

Unit/Placed in, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division.

 

Ben is born 1921 in Clark, West Virginia.

 

Father, Herman Martin.

Mother, Fannie Martin.

Brother, Edwin, Charles C. and Edwin Martin.

 

Ben enlisted the service in West Virginia with service number # 35084703.

 

Ben was KIA when the Regiment took position to conquer the Wawa-Dam on June 4, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to 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/

34th Infantry Regiment
24th Infantry Division
Leyte Map
His rank Private First Class