Bowen, Elmer T., S/Sgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
604-Light Machine Gunner
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1942, 745, POW/MIA
Service Years
1930 - 1942

Staff Sergeant

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Davidson County, TN

Casualty Date
May 22, 1942
Hostile, Died
Unknown, Not Reported
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
A, 13, 183

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Battling Bastards of Bataan
  2008, Battling Bastards of Bataan

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Philippine Division1st Battalion, 31st Infantry POW/MIA
  1941-1942, 604, Philippine Division
  1941-1942, 604, HHC, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry
  1942-1942, 745, POW/MIA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Bataan Death March
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Staff Sergeant Elmer Bowen served with B Company, 1st Battalion,  31st Infantry Regiment, Philippine Division. in the P.I.  He served with a machine gununit. He was captured and died as a POW in Camp O'Donnel, Luzon, Philippines. 

He had served in the infantry for some time.  Earliest reference is at Fort Clayton, Balboa, Panama Canal Zone in 1930
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