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.
Thanks to, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LRWB-6R9
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
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Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
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Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/