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Ahreans, Merle Dale

Rank and Name, Sergeant Merle Dale Ahrens.

Unit/Placed in, 128th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division “Red Arrow”.


Merle is born approx. July 30, 1925 in Big Sandy, Montana.


Father, Herman J. Ahrens.

Mother, Ida (Mullins) Ahrens.

Wife, Julia M. (Joy) Ahrens.


Merle enlisted the service in Montana with service number # 39620854.


Merle was KIA during the Villa Verde Trail in Luzon, Philippines on March 24, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantry Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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



Thanks to, http://www.32nd-division.org/

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com






128th Infantry Regiment
32nd Infantry Division
128th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division Villa Verde Trail, Luzon, PI (April 1, 1945)
Villa Verde Trail
Verde Tral Pangasina, Philippines
His rank Sergeant