Marvin N. Gillman

Photo taken in Naples, Italy

NAME: Marvin N. Gillman

ASN: 16105218

PLACE OF BIRTH: Union Pier, Berrien County, MI

DATE OF BIRTH: 1924?

DATES OF SERVICE: 11 Dec 1942 - 15 Aug 1944

UNIT ASSIGNED: B CO 509th PIB

CAMPAIGNS: Anzio, Rome-Arno, Southern France

AWARDS: Parachutist Badge with one Combat Jump Star, Combat Infantryman Badge, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, EAME Campaign Medal with arrowhead and two campaign star devices

SUMMARY OF SERVICE:

11 Dec 1942 - Enlisted at East Lansing, MI - NARA Enlistment Record

ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 16105218 16105218
NAME GILLMAN#MARVIN#N######## GILLMAN#MARVIN#N########
RESIDENCE: STATE 62 MICHIGAN
RESIDENCE: COUNTY 021 BERRIEN
PLACE OF ENLISTMENT 6229 EAST LANSING MICHIGAN
DATE OF ENLISTMENT DAY 11 11
DATE OF ENLISTMENT MONTH 12 12
DATE OF ENLISTMENT YEAR 42 42
GRADE: ALPHA DESIGNATION #### Undefined Code
GRADE: CODE # Undefined Code
BRANCH: ALPHA DESIGNATION ### Undefined Code
BRANCH: CODE 00 Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
EDUC. SPEC. ## ##
DEFER. DATE MONTH 06 06
DEFER. DATE YEAR 46 46
SOURCE OF ARMY PERSONNEL 0 Civil Life
NATIVITY 63 WISCONSIN
YEAR OF BIRTH 24 24
RACE AND CITIZENSHIP 1 White, citizen
EDUCATION 5 1 year of college
CIVILIAN OCCUPATION 992 Undefined Code
MARITAL STATUS 6 Single, without dependents
COMPONENT OF THE ARMY 3 Reserves - exclusive of Regular Army Reserve and Officers of the Officers Reserve Corps on active duty under the Thomason Act (Officers and Enlisted Men -- O.R.C. and E.R.C., and Nurses-Reserve Status)
BOX NUMBER 0220 0220
FILM REEL NUMBER 2.77# 2.77#

22 Jan 1944 - Amphibious Assault on Anzio, Italy, Operation SHINGLE

?? ??? ???? - Wounded during the action in Anzio

10 Apr 1944 - Pvt. Marvin N. Gillman 16105218 B CO 509th PIB, GO 5 Award of Combat Infantryman Badge

Served as a radioman for the B Company Commander

15 Aug 1944 - Participated in Combat Jump into Southern France, Operation Dragoon. Was part of plane 16 in which all paratroopers jumped into the sea off the coast of St Tropez

15 Aug 1944 - T4 Marvin N. Gillman 16105218 B CO 509th PIB Union Pier Mich 15-Aug-44 MIA or Buried at Sea Rhone Am Cem, Draguignan, France Southern France, MIA Bronze Star, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster.

Listed on page 388 in the book Stand in the Door Charles H. Doyle and Terrell Stewart



A book written by his cousin is dedicated to Tech 4 Marvin N. Gillmans memory.



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