Maynard Franklin Greene was the son of Jerry Max “Bud” Greene and Carrie Elizabeth Burgner. His mother was first married to James Henry G’Fellers. The couple had two children, Flora Margaret G’Fellers and Ulysses Fornia G’Fellers. James G’Fellers died in 1907 and his mother remarried Jerry Max Greene. When his father died in 1929, Maynard lived on a farm with his halfbrother Ulys Fellers and his family.

Sergeant Maynard F. Greene #6886743 US Army was assigned to the 31st Infantry Regiment based in the Philippines, prior to the attack and invasion by the Japanese.

The Japanese attack began on the 8th of December 1941, and the 31st fought the Japanese to a stand stiil for approximately 4 months. The Regiment was surrendered on the 9th of April 1942. Of the 1600 soldiers of the 31st, approximately half died in action or in captivity. Maynard Greene was a prisoner of war at PW Camp #4 – O’Donnel Tarlac Luzon Philippines 15-120.

Sergeant Greene died on 29th of May 1942. He is interred at the Manila American Cemetery, L,10,86, Philippines.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 October 1915
  • Date of death: 29 May 1942
  • County: Washington
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 31st Infantry Regiment
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Middle Panel
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