Blaisdell, Millard Alvin, 2LT

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1942-1942, 1542, Japanese POW
Service Years
1927 - 1942


Second Lieutenant

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Home State
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
San Antonio,Texas

Casualty Date
Jul 10, 1942
Hostile, Died
Intentional Homicide
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
L, 6, 93

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Battling Bastards of BataanWorld War I Fallen
  1942, Battling Bastards of Bataan
  1942, World War I Fallen

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
Philippine Division1st Battalion, 31st Infantry Prisoner of War
  1941-1942, Philippine Division
  1941-1942, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry /HHC
  1942-1942, 1542, Japanese POW
 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
2nd Millard Blaisdell had served in the Army from 1927, moving from Fort Slocum to the 8th Corps Area at Fort Sam Houston, Texas in November 1927. In 1930, he was serving with G Company, 23rd Infantry Regiment, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

In 1940, he was a sergeant at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.  In the Philippines, he was assigned to H Company, 31st Infantry Regiment, Philippine Division.

He was awarded the Silver Star.

He died as a POW  of the Japanese at Camp O'Donnel, Luzon, Philippines.  

Note:  There was a break in service in the 1930s when he worked as a clerk in San Antonio.
Note: November 1927, sailing aboard the USAT Chateau Thierry from Fort Slocum, NY, listed under Infantry. To Galveston and on to Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 8th Corps Area service..
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