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Arnold, James A.

Rank and Name, Sergeant James A. Arnold.

Unit/Placed in, 503th Parachute Infantry Regiment.


James is born approx. on 1919.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.


James enlisted the service in Arkansas with service number # 17052551.


James was KIA in the Fights with the Japanese during the Battle at Wheeler Point on 17 February, 1945, he is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Marksmanship Badge, Parachutist Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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


Thanks to, https://www.ww2-airborne.us/18corps/503_overview.html

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

503th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Paratroopers of the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment land on the rocky terrain of Corregidor Island. They are on a mission to drive Japanese troops from the small Philippine island.
503rd Troopers
His rank Sergeant