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Rank and Name, Sergeant Arthur A. Martin Jr.
Unit/Placed in, 493rd Bomber Squadron, 7th Bomber Group (Heavy).
Artur is born 1920 in France.
Father, Arthur Martin.
Mother, Yvonne Martin.
Arthur enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 36163504.
’s Crew-members and position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
1st Lt. Donald E. Blair Pilot
2nd Lt. Adrian P. Payne Co Pilot
2Nd Lt. Paul R. Kuhns Navigator
2nd Lt. Nicholas Stumpf Bombardier
S/Sgt. Everett F. Whitten Engineer
Pfc. Leo E. Sorenson Radio Operator
Sgt. Arthur A. Martin Jr. (Tail)Gunner
S/Sgt. Benjamin J. Cassmer (Top Turret)Gunner
Pfc. Thomas McLean (Waist)Gunner
Pfc. Marlin E. Kinter (Waist)Gunner
Arthur was KIA on the mission to Moulmein, Burma they were attacked by Japanese Fighters, and made a turn into the clouds and never heard off on Oct 22, 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.
Arthur is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Cemetery in Saint James, Department de la Manche, France.
Thanks to http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/7th_Bombardment_Group.html http://www.cbi-history.com/part_vi_7th_bomb_gp-3.html Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov
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/