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Atkinson, Arthur Don

Rank and Name, Private First Class Arthur Don Atkinson.

Unit/Placed in, 108th Infantry Regiment, 40th Infantry Division “Sunshine Division”.


Arthur is born approx. on 11 Dec. 1914 in Latham, Missouri.

Father, Oliver L. Atkinson.

Mother, Mary M. (McBroom) Atkinson.

Sister(s), Ruby R. Mina J. and A. Atkinson.

Brother(s), Bacil T. Atkinson.


Arthur enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 37247567.


Arthur Died of his wounds in a Field Hospital in the vicinity of Manila (North) due to wounds incurred fights with the Japanese on 20 Feb. 1945,  he is honored with a Silver Star Medal, Purple Heart, Good Combat Infantry Badge, Marksman Ship Badge, Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, 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.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Olean Cemetery, Olean, Miller County, Missouri, USA.


Thanks to, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/9MRS-GQ6

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

108th Infantry Regiment
40th Infantry Division
Filippino Guerrilla's
Battle for Manila
Quezon Bridge road
Arthur Don Atkison
His rank Private First Class