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Martin, Cecil C.

Rank and Name, Private First Class Cecil C. Martin.

Unit/Placed in, 1888th Engineer Battalion (Aviation).

 

Cecil is born approx. 1915 in Huntington, West Virginia.

 

Parent and Siblings, no record available.

 

Cecil enlisted the service in West-Virginia with service number # 35772494.

 

Cecil died in a accident building the Ledo Road in India on Sep. 10, 1944,  he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to https://www.langdonmanorbooks.com/pages/books/1432/frank-b-minnis/african-americana-militaria-world-war-ii-photo-album-depicting-the-1888th-engineer-aviation http://www.cbi-history.com/part_iv_eng.html 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/

 

1888th Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:  “World War II Order of Battle”, Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1Apr. 1943 MacDillField, FL
Inactivated:  4 Jan 46 New York Port of Embarkation
Locations:  MacDill Field, FL 1 Apr 43; Los Angeles Port of Embarkation 27 Feb 44; Piardoba, India 31 Mar 44 (construction of B-29 facilities); Bhamo, Burma, Jul 45 (Ledo Road construction); Myitkyina, Burma Aug 45

Campaigns:  India-Burma, Central Burma

 

Stilwell Road Burma
His rank Private First Class

Mededeling

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Bedankt,

Jean Louis Vijgen