Martin, Harvey M., PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1939-1942, 745, Philippine Department
Service Years
1939 - 1942

Private First Class

One Service Stripe

One Overseas Service Bar

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Greenbrier County
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jun 15, 1942
Hostile, Died while Missing
Unknown, Not Reported
WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Tablets of the Missing

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Honorably Discharged WW II

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenBattling Bastards of Bataan
  1942, World War II Fallen
  1942, Battling Bastards of Bataan

Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Bataan
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The Battle of Bataan represented the most intense phase of Imperial Japan's invasion of the Philippines during World War II. The capture of the Philippine Islands was crucial to Japan's effort to control the Southwest Pacific, seize the resource-rich Dutch East Indies, and protect its Southeast Asia flank. It was the largest surrender in American and Filipino military history, and was the largest United States surrender since the Civil War's Battle of Harper's Ferry. Ultimately, more than 60,000 Filipino and 15,000 American prisoners of war were forced into the infamous Bataan Death March.

After more than two years of fighting in the Pacific, General Douglas MacArthur fulfilled a promise to return to overseeing the The Campaign for the Liberation of the Philippines. As part of the campaign, the Battle for the Recapture of Bataan (31 January to 21 February 1945) by US Forces and Philippine guerillas avenged the surrender of the defunct United States Armed Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) to invading Japanese forces.
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  43 Also There at This Battle:
  • Baldonado, Regalado, Sgt, (1942-1946)
  • Bollich, James, Sgt, (1941-1945)
  • Brown, Albert, 1LT, (1937-1945)
  • Haskell, Willard Lincoln, S/Sgt, (1938-1946)
  • McLin, Lannie, Sgt, (1940-1943)
  • Peterson, Robert E., S/Sgt, (1936-1945)
  • TWS, Historian, (1941-1943)
  • Urbina, Dioscoro
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