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Martin, Merle Roy


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 18:06:18

Martin, Merle Roy

Waterloo, IA

Serial No: 37432596

Born: Nov. 20, 1918

Parents: Melverne O. and Gladys T. Martin

Entered Army: Sep 25, 1942

Training in US: Fort Sill, OK; Camp Pickett, Va; Camp Ellis, IL; Camp Joseph T. Robinson, AR

Left for Overseas: Seattle, WA on Dec 26, 1944; arrived Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Jan 6, 1945

Overseas Training: Pearl Harbor. Assigned 74th Field Hospital. Attached to 77th Div.

Sent to Front: Apr 17, 1945 with 74th Field Hospital

Engagements: Okinawa, Huma, Shima

Medals-Ribbons: Good Conduct, Hashmark, Gold Star

Returned to US: Okinawa, Jan 6, 1946; into Seattle, WA on Jan 18, 1946

Discharged: Fort Leavenworth, KS

Rating: Cpl

Months in Service: In US, 27; overseas, 13

Present Occupation: Salesman, Jones Motor Sales

(Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; data gathered by the Legion about 1949.)


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