Martin, John L., SGT

 Photo In Uniform   Service Details
536 kb
View Time Line View Family Time Line
Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
11G50-Infantry Senior Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1962-1963, 111.6, A Company, 1st Battalion, 51st Infantry
Service Years
1941 - 1963
Foreign Language(s)
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Seven Service Stripes

Seven Overseas Service Bars

 Last Photo   Personal Details 

60 kb

Home State
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SFC John L. Leffler to remember Martin, John L., SGT USA(Ret).

If you knew or served with this Soldier and have additional information or photos to support this Page, please leave a message for the Page Administrator(s) HERE.
Contact Info
Home Town
Santa Ana, California
Last Address
Palo Alto, California

Date of Passing
Jun 09, 1988
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

101st Airbone Division 82nd Airbone Division Belgian Fourragere Infantry Shoulder Cord

Netherlands Orange Lanyard US Army Retired (Pre-2007) Honorably Discharged WW II French Fourragere

 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
Not Specified
 Photo Album   (More...

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Airborne Glider BadgeSenior Parachutist (2 Combat Jumps)Pathfinder Badge

 Unit Assignments
ARNG, CaliforniaBasic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School464th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion17th Airborne Division
513th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR), 17th Airborne Division1st Battalion, 515th Parachute Infantry Regiment13th Airborne Division1st Allied Airborne Army
82nd Airborne DivisionU.S. Army782nd Airborne Ordnance BattalionUS Army Research Laboratory, Army Garrison White Sands Missile Range (WSMR)
701st Military Police BattalionAir Defense Units19th Field Artillery Battalion25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
1st Battalion, 51st Infantry
  1941-1943, 745, HHD, California Army National Guard
  1943-1943, 604, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1943-1944, 776, 464th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion
  1943-1945, 604, 17th Airborne Division
  1944-1945, 604, 513th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR), 17th Airborne Division
  1944-1945, 1812, 1st Battalion, 515th Parachute Infantry Regiment
  1945-1945, 604, 13th Airborne Division
  1945-1945, 604, 1st Allied Airborne Army
  1945-1946, HHC, 82nd Airborne Division
  1946-1946, 41st Amphibian Tank Battalion
  1946-1947, 782nd Airborne Ordnance Battalion
  1947-1948, 965, US Army Research Laboratory, Army Garrison White Sands Missile Range (WSMR)
  1949-1950, C Company, 701st Military Police Battalion
  1951-1952, 3844, 300th Armored Field Artillery Battalion
  1952-1952, 1844, 967th Armored Field Artillery Battalion
  1953-1954, 3844, B Battery, 887th Field Artillery Battalion
  1954-1954, 3844, Service Battery, 887th Field Artillery Battalion
  1955-1957, 1603, C Battery, 69th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion
  1957-1959, 63B10, Service Battery, 19th Field Artillery Battalion
  1959-1962, 111.6, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1962-1963, 111.6, A Company, 1st Battalion, 51st Infantry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
  1944-1944 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Operation Market Garden
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Siege of Bastogne
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
  1951-1952 Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Feb 26, 2013, General Photos4
Copyright Inc 2003-2011