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PVT Martin Giachino
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PVT Martin Giachino Veteran

Birth
Aladdin, Crook County, Wyoming, USA
Death
24 Oct 1944 (aged 28–29)
At Sea
Monument
Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines Add to Map
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Tablets of the Missing
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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
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

Gravesite Details

Entered the service from Wyoming.



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  • Maintained by: IrishEyes
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: Aug 8, 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56782517/martin-giachino: accessed ), memorial page for PVT Martin Giachino (1915–24 Oct 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56782517, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines; Maintained by IrishEyes (contributor 47644540).