Flaum, Martin, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1943-1943, 0311, 1st Raider Bn/Co C
Service Years
1941 - 1943

Private 1st Class

 
 

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Syracuse
Last Address
118 Thomas Avenue, Syracuse, New York

Casualty Date
Jul 09, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Ahavath Achim Cemetery, Syracuse, NY

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1941, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 0000
 Unit Assignments
RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island/1st Recruit Training Bn (Cadre)2nd Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (2/11)II MEF1st Raider Bn
  1941-1942, 521, RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island/1st Recruit Training Bn (Cadre)
  1942-1942, 603, 2nd Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (2/11)/HQ Btry
  1942-1943, 603, 2nd Marine Brigade
  1943-1943, 0311, 1st Raider Bn/Co C
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/New Georgia Group Operation
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 09 Jul 1943, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces in the vicinity of Enogai Point on New Georgia Island, British Solomon Islands.
 
   
Comments/Citation
FLAUM, Martin, PFC 521/603/745(Rifleman)          SN: 327180
Born:  XX Xxx 1923
Enlisted USMC: 10 Dec 1941 (Home of Record: 118 Thomas Avenue, Syracuse, New York)
Died: 09 Jul 1943 (KIA, Enogai, New Georgia Island, British Solomon Islands)
Interred: Ahavath Achim Cemetery, Syracuse, Onondaga County, NY (Section 7, Grave 2161)
 
Headquarters, Eastern Recruiting Division, 1700 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA
Jan 1942 Pvt, Hq, ERD, Phila., PA “9Dec41; Jdenl at RS Washington, D.C., and tr to RD, MB, Parris Island, SC”
1st Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Barracks, Parris Island, SC
Jan 1942 Pvt, 1stRecBn, RDep, MB, Parris Island, SC “9Dec41; 21, jdenl fr RS Washington, D.C.”
Jan 1942 Pvt, 1stRecBn, RDep, MB, Parris Island, SC “21, Hq&HqCo, RDep, Post”
Hq & Hq Company, Recruit Depot, Marine Barracks, Parris Island, SC
Jan 1942 Pvt, Hq&HqCo, RDep, MB, Parris Island, SC “9Dec41; 21, jdfr 1st RecBn, RDep, Post; 21-31, Under instn FMS”
Service Company, Marine Barracks, Parris Island, SC
Apr 1942 Pvt, SerCo, MB, Parris Island, SC “1-7, Bks Pol; 8, tr to FMD, FMF, New River, NC”
 
H&S Battery, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division, FMF, Marine Barracks, New River, NC
Apr 1942 Pvt, H&S Btry, 2ndBn, 11thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, MB, New River, NC “9Dec41; 8, jdfr SerCo, PTrs, MB, Parris Island, SC”
 
Battery A, 1st Separate Pack Howitzer Battalion, 3rd Marines(Rein), TTC, FMF, New River, NC
Jul 1942 Pvt, Btry A, 1stSepPckHowBn, 3rd Mar(Rein), TTC, FMF, New River, NC “14-21, sk TTC Hosp”
Oct 1942 PFC, Btry A, 1stSepPckHowBn, 2nd MarBrig, FMF, In the Field (Tutuila, Am. Samoa) “Pro.(Org Warr)
Jan 1943 PFC, Btry A, 1stSepPckHowBn, 2nd MarBrig, FMF, In the Field (Tutuila, Am. Samoa)
 
Company C 1st Raider Battalion, 1st Marine Raider Regiment, FMF, In the Field
Apr 1943 PFC, Co C, 1stRdrBn, 1stMarRdrRegt, FMF, In the Field (Noumea, N.C.) “10-14 and 22-24, on bd APD in conn with spl trng”
Jul 1943 PFC, Co C, 1stRdrBn, 1stMarRdrRegt, FMF, In the Field (New Georgia, B.S.I.) “9Dec41; 4, emb abd USS SCHLEY at Guadalcanal, B.S.I. and sailed therefrom same date; 4, underway; 5, landed on enemy territory and participated in action on New Georgia, B.S.I.;  09, KIA at Enogai Point on New Georgia, B.S.I. and buried in New Georgia Cemetery; GO#20 does not apply.”
 
Based on this service record, I believe that we can confidently state that he rates the following awards for WWII:
Purple Heart Medal
Combat Action Ribbon
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
American Campaign Medal

Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal-1 star
World War II Victory Medal
 
   
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