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Armstrong, Paul Edward

Rank and Name, Sergeant Paul Edward Armstrong.

Unit/Placed in, 3rd Battalion (Comp-K), 4th Marines, United States Marine Corps.


Paul is born approx. on April 1, 1917 in Tennessee.

Father, Winfield S. Armstrong.

Mother, Cora P. Armstrong.

Sister(s), Winnie S. Eulah K. Lois and Florence Armstrong.

Brother(s), Clay P. Armstrong.


Paul enlisted the service in Georgia with service number # 261240.


Paul was KIA when fought delaying actions against the advancing Japanese forces before finally being cornered on Corregidor on May 6, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Good Conduct Medal, Marine Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Paul 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 McKinney Cemetery, Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tennessee, USA.


Thanks to,

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

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


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

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

3rd Battalion (K-Comp), 4th Marines
Corregidor 1942
Corregidor 1942
His rank Sergeant
Corregidor 1942
Paul Edward "Tommy" Armstrong