Irving Maxwell

"There was just the 3 of us there - the wounded fella and another one of our medics...and I were working on him and the shells were hitting..."

Irving M. Maxwell
Date of Birth:  6/3/24
Branch of Service:  Army
Dates of Service:  February, 1943 to January, 1946
Location of Military Service:  South Pacific

Mr. Maxwell served in the Pacific during World War II in the 37th Infantry Division.  He was a medic in the "Buckeye Division".  Spent much of the time at the Pasig River in Manila.  He was wounded in action and received the Purple Heart, American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 2 Bronze Stars, Bronze Arrowheads, and World War II Victory Medal.  He achieved the rank of T/5 (Technician 5th Grade).