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 Amilcar (Mickey) Martins

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Amilcar (Mickey) Martins

  • Birth 13 Apr 1925 Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Death 1 Jun 2001 Ceres, Stanislaus County, California, USA
  • Burial Hughson, Stanislaus County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 21811140

Mickey Martins was a member of the 42nd Rainbow Division, Co. "L" 232nd Infantry Regiment of the U. S. Army during World War II. He served as a PFC and earned a Purple Heart during the Battle of the Bulge, in which he was hit in the back with shrapnel. As with all heroes, particularly these WWII soldiers, he said they only did their duty, and were not at all heroes. Rarely did he ever talk about the war.

He married in 1947, and had two daughters, Charlene and Claudia. He had six grandchildren. He was a car mechanic, and truck driver through much of his life. He owned his own transfer dump truck, restored classic cars, and participated in car shows with them.

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  • Created by: Charlene Martins Fuhlendorf
  • Added: 28 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21811140
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Amilcar (Mickey) Martins (13 Apr 1925–1 Jun 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21811140, citing Lakewood Memorial Park, Hughson, Stanislaus County, California, USA ; Maintained by Charlene Martins Fuhlendorf (contributor 47533423) .