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PFC Haig Sarafian

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PFC Haig Sarafian

Birth
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 19 Sep 1944 (aged 18)
Peleliu Island, Peleliu, Palau
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Memorial ID 56768822 View Source
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PFC Haig Sarafian enlisted in the US Marine Corps on 12 January 1943. He served in the Bougainville Campaign with the 3rd Defense Battalion and then served on Peleliu with C Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was lost in the assault on Hill 100 on 19 September 1944 and remains missing in action. He was awarded a Silver Star for gallantry. Read more about PFC Haig Sarafian here: https://www.fold3.com/page/529974061/haig-sarafian

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Entered the service from Pennsylvania.

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  • Maintained by: Donna Esposito
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56768822
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56768822/haig-sarafian : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Haig Sarafian (23 Sep 1925–19 Sep 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56768822, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Donna Esposito (contributor 49840286) .