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    Philip Alden Beaman


    World War II · US Army

    United States of America
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    ergeant in Intelligence & Reconnaissance Platoon, Headquarters Company, 130th Infantry Regiment, 33rd Infantry Division

    Birth - 7 Jun 1920
    Chester, Pennsylvania
    1939 - 1945 World War II
    Served For
    United States of America
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Branch
    Army
    Rank
    Sergeant
    Theater
    Pacific
    Service Number
    32242911
    Service Start Date
    26 Feb 1942
    Unit
    Intelligence & Reconnaissance Platoon, Headquarters Company, 130th Infantry Regiment, 33rd Infantry Division
    Gold Star
    Stationed - Feb 1942
    Camp Forrest, Tennessee
    Private until promoted to private 1st class in July 1942
    Stationed - Sep 1942
    Fort Lewis, Washington
    Promoted from private 1st class to corporal on 5 Nov 1942
    Stationed - Apr 1943
    California
    Corporal
    Stationed - 1 Jul 1943
    Hawaiian Islands
    Corporal
    Stationed - May 1944
    New Guinea
    Corporal until promoted to sergeant on 1 July 1944
    Stationed - Dec 1944
    Luzon, Philippine Islands
    Sergeant
    Casualty - 7 Mar 1945
    Enemy machine gun fire
    Vicinity of Mount Magabang, near Aringay, Philippines
    Award
    Distinguished Service Cross
    Purple Heart
    Burial
    Fort McKinley (now Manila American Cemetery and Memorial): Plot D, Row 16, Grave 149

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