Haig Sarafian

Haig Sarafian

World War II
World War II (1939 - 1945)
Service Number

530680

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Regiment

United States Marine Corps

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Conflict Period

World War II

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Rank

Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps

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Awards

Silver Star, Purple Heart

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Served For

United States of America

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Gold Star

Yes

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Stories about Haig Sarafian

PFC Haig Sarafian

  • Peleliu, Palau
17 Who Fled Kis-Lyn Caught
The Wilkes Barre Record, 12 Oct 1940
5 Youth Escape Kis-Lyn School
The Hazleton Standard Sentinel, 13 Jan 1941
Arrest Youths
The Wilkes Barre Record 16 Jan 1941
1st Battalion, Marines Ledger, 11 Sep 1944 - 14 Sep 1944
1st Marines Ledger, 11 Sep 1944 - 14 Sep 1944. Note Pfc. Sarafian and Pvt. Wartell were found aboard the USS Warren on 11 Sept.; http://olharry.blogspot.com/2015/07/administrative-ledger-of-1st-battalion.html
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White Beach 1 & 2 on Peleliu, looking North from the Promontory to the Point, Photo by Donna Esposito, 14 Sept 2019
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White Beach 1 & 2 on Peleliu, looking South from the Point to the Promontory, Photo by Donna Esposito, 14 Sept 2019
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C-1-1 Assaults Hill 100 on 19 Sep 1944, USMC photo
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Aerial View of Hill 100, USMC photo
Original Silver Star Citation for PFC Haig Sarafian
Original Silver Star Citation for PFC Haig Sarafian
Revised Posthumous Silver Star Citation for PFC Haig Sarafian
Revised Posthumous Silver Star Citation for PFC Haig Sarafian
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Donna Esposito pays tribute to PFC Sarafian and Pvt. Wartell at the Promontory, White Beach, Peleliu on 15 Sep 2019
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Honoring MIA PFC Haig Sarafian on White Beach, Peleliu, where he came ashore 75 years before. Photo by Donna Esposito, 15 Sep 2019
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Hill 100 today. The coral face of the hill has been removed for use in road construction. Photo by Donna Esposito, 16 Sep. 2019.
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Capt. Pope, PFC Sarafian, and Pvt. Wartell at the top of Hill 100. Only Capt. Pope made it to the top of the hill. Photo by Donna Esposito.
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08 Apr 2013
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21 Apr 2021
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