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Allen, William G.

Rank and Name, Corp. William G. Allen.

Unit/Placed in, Medical Department.

Hokusen MARU

The Hokusen Maru was a Hell Ships.

The Hokusen Maru, sailed from Manila on Jan. 1,  1944 for Japan.

Onboard 1100 POW for different POW Camps located in Japan.


Davao – Small port city on southeast coast of Mindanao. The POW camp was located some ten miles northwest of the port. Camp was closed 6 June 1944 and the POWS were sent first to Cebu on the Yashu Maru. In Cebu, they were transferred to the Singoto Maru and moved to Manila and into Bilibid.

But Capt. William G. Allen was already in Camp. Shinjuku in Tokyo.


William is born approx. on Sep. 12, 1917 in California.


Mother, …… Allen.


William enlisted the service in California with service number #19000706 .


William died as a POW in Camp, Shinjuku, Tokyo on March 26, 1945, he is honored with a POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


William is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov

P.O.W. info, Wes Injerd and Dwight Rider, http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html  AirForce, Rolland Swank NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org

Philippine Scouts Heritage Society,http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/   

Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org    

Hendriks Webdesign, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

POW Camp Shinjuku (Medical Unit)
"Hellship Hokusen Maru"
His rank Corporal