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Pvt Martin Giachino
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Birth: 1915
Aladdin
Crook County
Wyoming, USA
Death: Oct. 24, 1944

Martin was a POW in the Phillipines during WW2 -- he was killed while being transported by ship from the Phillipines to Japan. Evidently American bombs dropped on the ship & he took the opportunity to attempt an escape -- was shot & killed while doing so.

Martin Giachino
Private, U.S. Army
Service # 37085885
194th Tank Battalion
Entered the Service from: Wyoming
Died: 24-Oct-44
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery
Manila, Philippines
Awards: Purple Heart
Added by: South Africa War Graves Project
1/26/2013

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Antonio Giachino (1870 - 1939)
  Domenica Giachino (1876 - 1947)
 
 Sibling:
  Katie Giachino Costa (1912 - 1998)*
  Martin Giachino (1915 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Entered the service from Wyoming.
 
Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
 
Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56782517
Pvt Martin Giachino
Added by: South Africa War Graves Project
 
Pvt Martin Giachino
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Paul Hyde Schott
 
 
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NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Crook County, Wyoming...Killed In Action...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Feb. 19, 2016

- JimO
 Added: Dec. 29, 2013
One of ten from Crook County, Wyoming who died while serving in World War II.
- Carl Steiger
 Added: Jun. 11, 2012
 
 
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