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Taylor, Andrew Matthew

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Andrew Matthew Taylor.

Unit/Placed in, 185th Infantry Regiment, 40th Infantry Division “Sunshine”.

 

Andrew is born approx. on 10 April 1915 in Butler, Georgia.

Father, Horace Stephen Taylor.

Mother, Hattie Emanuel (Harrell) Taylor.

Sister(s), Nina Maude and Neva Estelle Taylor .

Brother(s), Stephen Emanuel Taylor.

 

Andrew enlisted the service in Georgia with service number # 1286393.

 

Andrew was KIA in the Mountain-range of Negros Island, Philippines fighting the Japanese Army on 25 April 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Marksman ship Badge, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

 

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185th Infantry Regiment
40th Infantry Division
Map, Negros Island, Philippines
Visasyas, Negros Islands 1945
NEGROS ISLAND
Lopez Sugar Central at Fabrica Negros Island May 25 1945
GIs and Shermans from the 40th Infantry Division move through mud on Negros Island
His rank First Lieutenant