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Marvin Baptiste Amiot (1927 - 1952)

CPL Marvin Baptiste Amiot
Born in Polk County, Minnesota, United Statesmap
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Died in North Koreamap
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Biography

Corporal Marvin Amiot served in the United States Army in the Korean War
Service started: 30 Jan 1951
Unit(s): 35th Infantry
Service ended: 1Apr 1952

Birth

Corporal Marvin Baptiste Amiot was born on 19 June 1927 in Polk County, Minnesota, United States to Armand Amiot (1892-1960) and Liza Corbin (1895-1944).[1]

Siblings

  1. PFC Gilbert Henry Amiot was born on 15 December 1918 in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. He died on 12 April 1971 in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States.
  2. Eliu Frank Amiot was born on 7 April 1920 in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. He died on 5 September 1920 in the same place.
  3. Dewey Louis Amiot was born on 25 September 1921 in Gentilly, Polk, Minnesota, United States. He died on 16 April 1982 in Pennington County, Minnesota, United States.
  4. Harry Noel Amiot was born on 10 September 1922 in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. He died on 18 March 1984 in Cass County, North Dakota, United States.
  5. Ursula Marie Amiot was born c. 1923 in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. She married Orville Edson Dahl (1921-1994) on 9 January 1947.
  6. Theresa Amiot was born on 13 October 1925 in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. She married Ray Clifford Dougherty (1910-1964) on 12 December 1945 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Thief River Falls, Pennington, Minnesota. Theresa died on 2 October 2016 in Thief River, Pennington, Minnesota, United States.
  7. Sgt. Clarence Amiot was born on 5 July 1928 in Gentilly, Polk, Minnesota, United States. He died on 1 October 2016 in Thief River Falls, Pennington, Minnesota, United States.
  8. Rosalie Catherine Amiot was born on 12 December 1929 in Gentilly, Polk, Minnesota, United States. She married Duane Lewis Hanson (1925-2003) on 8 November 1947 in East Grand Forks, Polk, Minnesota. Rosalie died on 9 April 2010 in Hastings, Dakota, Minnesota, United States.
  9. Elaine Olive Amiot was born on 17 April 1931 in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. She married Raymond Andrew Kjonaas (c. 1925-2016) on 7 October 1947. They divorced on 4 December 1991 in Clay County, Minnesota. Elaine died on 1 December 2015.
  10. Leodore Matthew Amiot was born on 5 October 1932 in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. He died on 15 May 1985 in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.
  11. Victoria Dorothy Amiot was born on 21 October 1933 in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. She married Joseph Gerald Hermes (1926-1990) on 27 October 1951 in Codington County, South Dakota. Victoria died on 29 January 2012 in Thief River Falls, Pennington, Minnesota, United States.
  12. Allery Vernon Armand Amiot was born on 29 July 1936 in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. He died on 16 November 2003 in Thief River Falls, Pennington, Minnesota, United States.
  13. Roland Ami Armand Amiot was born on 22 January 1941 in Pennington County, Minnesota, United States. He died on 23 July 1990.

Military Service


He enlisted on 30 January 1951 in Minnesota in the United States Army as a light weapons infantryman.

Corporal Amiot was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in North Korea on April 1, 1952 and died of those wounds later that day.

Honors

  1. Purple Heart
  2. Combat Infantryman's Badge
  3. Korean Service Medal
  4. United Nations Service Medal
  5. National Defense Service Medal
  6. Korean War Service Medal

Death and Burial

Marvin died on 1 April 1952 in North Korea. He was classified as DOW (Died of Wounds) on the government papers. He was seriously wounded by a missile in action and died a few hours later on the same day. [2] He was a Corporal at the time of death and 24 years old. He was buried on 23 June 1952 in the Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo, California Find A Grave: Memorial #279219

Sources

  • Minnesota Birth Index for Marvin Amiot on 19 June 1927 in Polk County, Minnesota to Amiot and Corbin.
  • 1930 United States Federal Census on 8 April in Gentilly, Polk, Minnesota. [3]
  • 1940 United States Federal Census on 9 April in Thief River Falls, Pennington, Minnesota. [4]
  • WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings. Name, city of record, birth and death dates and places, rank, service branch, explanation of death, honors received.
  • U.S. Korean War Casualties. Name, birth and death dates and places, Casualty type (DOW), rank.
  • U.S. Korean War Casualties. Name, birth and death dates and places, rank, casualty type (DOW) and explanation of cause of death, regiment, division, service occupation.
  • U.S. Social Security Death Index for Marvin.
  • U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms. Birth and death dates, date of interment and place, enlistment date.
  • Find A Grave Index.
  • U.S. Veterans Gravesites.

Footnotes

  1. MN Birth Rec
  2. Sounds like he was KIA to me!
  3. 1930: Amiot, Armand 37, married 24 years, grain farmer, head; Liza 34, wife; Lloyd 12, son; Gilbert 11, son; Dewey 8, son; Harry 7, son; Ursula 6, daughter; Theresa 4, daughter; Marvin 2, son; Clarence 1, son; Rosalie 3 months, daughter.
  4. 1940: Amiot, Armand 47, teamster, landscaping, head; Liza 45, wife; Gilbert 21, night guard at C.C. Camp, son; Dewey 18, Enrolee at C.C. Camp, son; Harry 17, landscape labor, son; Ursula 16, daughter; Theresa 14, daughter; Marvin 12, son; Clarence 11, son; Rosalie 10, daughter; Elaine 8, daughter; Leodore 7, son; Victoria 6, daughter; Armand Jr. 3, son.



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PLEASE DO NOT CHANGE the placement of the reference and footnote notations. 1/2 of the census data and other is lost if you do. No rule that I know of that says you have to have no space between "Sources" and References or can't have footnotes. And yes, I have read the "Help" page.Thank you.
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