2Lt. Basil W Martin

2Lt. Basil W Martin

Massachusetts, USA
Death 2 Aug 1944 (aged 24–25)
Burial Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot F Row 3 Grave 15
Memorial ID 56353764 · View Source
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Basil served as a Second Lieutenant, 41st Infantry Battalion, 2nd Armored Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Chittenden County, Vermont prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Vermont National Guard on February 24, 1941, prior to the war, in Burlington, Vermont. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Driver and also as Single, without dependents.

Basil was "Killed In Action" in France during the war.

He was awarded the "Silver Star" and the Purple Heart.

Service # O1287732

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


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  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt. Basil W Martin (1919–2 Aug 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56353764, citing Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .