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Ahad, Iman Marajukin L.

Date of birth:
April 9th, 1918 (Mantabuan/Tawi-Tawi, Philippines)
Date of death:
December 25th, 1971 (Semporna/Sabah, Malaysia)
Nationality:
Philippine

Biography

Servicenumber 209264.

Iman Ahad entered service with the US/Philippine Army on December 18th, 1941. He served eventually as Sergeant with the 2nd Replacement Company, 1st Replacement Battalion, Phillipines Army. Later he served with Team II, 125th Infantry Regiment, 10th Military District at Bato-Bato. He was involved in campaigns in Northern Borneo (Sabah), the Sulu Archipelago, the Philippine Islands, Tawi-Tawi and in the Campaign for Leyte. Beofre his retirement on March 15th, 1946, he became 2nd Lieutenant, and served with Company H, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment at Bongao, the Philippines.

After the Second World War he emigrated to Sabah and took on the Malaysian Nationality.

He was also entitled to wear the U.S. Presidential Unit Citation, the Philippine Liberation Medal and the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sergeant
Awarded on:
December 21st, 1954
Action:
Received for meritorious achievement in ground operations against the enemy in the Pacific Theatre of Operations, during the Leyte Campaign.
Details:
Second Bronze Star Medal received in the form of a oak leaf cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first Bronze Star Medal.
Awarded as second BSM, however was first received.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sergeant
Awarded on:
December 31st, 1954
Action:
Received for heroism in ground combat on Borneo and Tawi-Tawi, Sulu Archipelago, Philippines.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sergeant
Awarded on:
December 31st, 1954
Action:
Awarded for wounds received in action on January 27th, 1945 on the Philippine Islands.
Purple Heart

Sources

  • Photo 1: Nasir Mohd Misal
  • Photo: Nasir Mohd Misal
  • - Bronze Star Certificates (2)
    - PH Certificate

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