Charles, Bloom, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Chemical Corps
Last Primary MOS
979-Chemical Warfare Man, General
Last MOS Group
Chemical (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1939-1942, 979, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry /HHC
Service Years
1939 - 1942

Private First Class

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
Not Specified
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
PW Camp #4 - O'Donnel Tarlac, Luzon, Philippines

Casualty Date
May 13, 1942
Hostile, Died while Captured
Illness, Disease
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot N Row 6 Grave 17

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 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 31st Infantry
  1939-1942, 979, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry /HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Bataan Death March
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Last Known Activity
Private First Class Charles Bloom was Killed in Action while being held as a Prisioner of War on May 13, 1942, by Japanese Forces at Camp O'Donnell, Luzon, Philippines.  He was assigned to the 4th Chemical Company (Aviation).
BLOOM CHARLES,PVT,2451081,CWS,4th Chem (Avn),NY,504,,42.05.13,O'Donnell,,ML-N-6-17
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