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Alkuino, Quirnio P.

Rank and Name, Private Quirino P. Alkuino.

Unit/Placed in, 92nd Coast Artillery Regiment, Philippine Scouts.

Camp no record

The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.

The Serviceman resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.

He became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.

 

Quirino is born in the Philippines.

Parents and Siblings no record available.

 

Quirino enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 6866572.

 

Quirino died as a POW in Camp no record defending Philippine soil against the Japanese occupation on 11 Feb. 1945, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Medal, Army & Air Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.philippinescouts.org/

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

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

Website,

Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Austin, Paul J.

Rank and Name, Private Paul J. Austin.

Unit/Placed in, 59th Coast Artillery Regiment.

Camp Cabanatuan

After the Japanese occupation in 1942, the camp was converted by the Imperial Japanese Army into the Cabanatuan POW Camp. At its height, 8,000 prisoners were detained at this location. The prisoners also included some civilians including one British and one Norwegian citizen.  This POW Camp detained prisoners until liberated during the night of January 30, 1945.

The rectangular camp spanned roughly 25 acres and was 800 yards deep by 600 yards wide, divided by a road in the center. The camp consisted of a barracks for Japanese guards, barracks for prisoners, a hospital and water tower enclosed by barbed wire with guard towers.

Brazil Maru

The Brazil Maru was a Hell Ship for POW Transport.

After the “Hellship Oryoku Maru” was bombed at Fernando, Philippines (15 dec. 1944) The POWs were embarked to the “Hellships Enoura and Brazil Maru.

Although The ships had been hauling livestock, no attempt has been made to clean out the manure prior to the boarding of the prisoners, nor was any food for the prisoners loaded.

It departed on 14 January 1945 bound for Moji, Japan where it arrived on January 29. An estimated 500 prisoners died aboard Brazil Maru during the voyage from Takao to Moji.

Brazil Maru was sunk by a mine at Kobe on 12 May 1945.

 

Paul is born approx. on 1922 in New York.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

Paul enlisted the service in New York with service number # 6983562.

 

Paul died as a POW aboard the Brazil Maru on 17 Jan. 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

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

Website,

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Almand, Paul Edward

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Paul Edward Almand.

Unit/Placed in, 99th Squadron, 29th Transportation Group.

 

Paul is born approx. 1915 in Georgia.

 

Father, Grover C. Almand.

Mother, Flora (Sharp) Almand.

Sister, .Louise Almand

Brothers, Charles E. and Zachary T. Almand.

 

Paul enlisted the service in Georgia with service number # O-494774.

 

Robert died as a pow at Camp Moulmein and Rangoon Jail Burma on March 31, 1945, he is honored with a POW Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Aviator Badge, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Eastview Cemetery, Conyers, Rockdale County, Georgia, USA.

 

Thanks to, http://www.cbi-history.com/part_ii.html#49

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

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

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

Website,

Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

 

On May 17, 1946 a C-47B cargo plane took off from Rangoon carrying the remains of Almand and approximately forty other service men who died as prisoners of war. They were to be returned to the United States, however the plane crashed in a storm in India, killing the three man crew as well as the eight passengers from the American Graves Registration Service. The wreckage was discovered by Clayton Kuhles in 2009, and efforts are being made to return the remains to the US.

 

 

 

 

 

Allen, Joseph Arthur

Allen, Joseph Arthur

Rank and Name, Warrant Officier Joseph Arthur Allen.

Unit/Placed in, Stenberg General Hospital (Manila).

 

Bataan Death March

(April 9, 1942)

Warrant Officer Junior Grade Allen became a POW an walked (60 miles) the Bataan Death March (together with 70.000 pow), Many walked this march and many died (aprox.600, lack of nutrition and water) to Prison Camps in the Philippines and was send to Various Prison Camps, became part of a work detail.

Many Survived the March and the imprisonment, some died thereafter.

 

Joseph is born 1913 in New York County, New York.

 

Father, Edward J. Mcdermott.

Mother, Mary Mcdermott.

 

Joseph enlisted the service in New York with service number # W2101193.

 

Joseph died as a POW on Jan. 21, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josephine_Nesbit Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

Nurses

The Nurses working in Manila (Stenberg Hospital). Also known as the “Angels of Bataan and Corregidor” and “The Battling Belles of Bataan”

 Were the members of the United States Army Nurse Corps and the Unit-ed States Navy Nurse Corps who were stationed in the Philippines at the outset of the Pacific War and served during the Battle of the Philippines (1941–42). When Bataan and Corregidor fell, 11 Navy nurses, 66 army nurses, and 1 nurse-anesthetist were captured and imprisoned in and around Manila.

Stenberg General Hospital
His Rank Warrent Officer Junior Grade

Abbott, Virgil Franklin

Abbott, Virgil Franklin

Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant Virgil Franklin Abbott.

Unit/Placed in on, 27th Bomber Squadron, 30th Bomber Group(Heavy).

Bataan Death March

(April 9, 1942)

Virgil F. Abbott became a POW an walked (60 miles) the Bataan Death March (70.000 pow), Many walked this march and many died (aprox.600, lack of nutrition and water) to Prison Camps and was send to Camp no record, and was executed.

 

 

Virgil is born in 1914 Eagle Point, Oregon.

 

Father, Luther F. Abbott.

Mother, Fay (Nicolas) Abbott.

 

Virgil enlisted the U.S.Army in California with service number # 39838966.

 

Virgil was died as a POW after capturing by the Japanese when he crash landed with the plane on Nov. 10, 1945,  Technical Sergeant Virgil Franklin Abbott is honored with a  Purple Heart, Air Medal, POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

Virgil’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were;

 

Lt Col. Arthur J. Walker Command Pilot

1st Lt .Fred B. Garrett Pilot

2nd Lt. James J. Pallandino Co Pilot

2nd Lt. Charles W. Holland Navigator

2nd Lt. Donald B. Wright Bombardier

T/Sgt. John D. Travers Engineer

T/Sgt. Virgil F. Abbott Radio Operator

S/Sgt. John R. Ormesher Assistent Engineer

S/Sgt. Lester G. Schwam Assistent Radio Operator

S/Sgt. George S. Lunsford Tail Gunner

Maj. Thomas F. Harper Jr .Passenger

 

Virgil is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the Missing.

Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

POW Camp (Unknown)
Philippine Scout Badge
His Rank Technical Sergeant

Acidillo, Fortunato

Acidillo, Fortunato

Rank and Name,Technician Fourth Grade Fortunato Acidillo.

Unit/Placed in on, 57th Infantry Regiment. Phillipine Scouts.

POW

The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.

The 57th resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.

Tec4 Fortunado Acidillo became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March.

 

Fortunado is born in the Philippines.

 

Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.

 

Fortunado enlisted the U.S.Army in Philippines with service number # 6738897.

 

Fortunado died as a POW in Camp. No record on Jan. 31, 1945. Tecnician Fourth Grade Fortunado Acydillo is honored with a POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/ 

 

POW Camp (Unknown)
Philippine Scout Badge
His rank Technician Fourth Grade

Acasili, Pablo

Acasili, Pablo

Rank and Name,Staff Sergeant Pablo Acasili.

Unit/Placed in on,45th Infantry Regiment, Philippine Scouts .

POW

The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.

The 45th resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.

Corporal Royal became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March.

 

Pablo is born in the Philippines.

 

Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.

 

Pablo enlisted the U.S.Army in Philippines with service number # R-310744.

 

Pablo died as a POW in Camp (unknown) on Feb. 8, 1945. Staff Sergeant Pablo Acasali is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

POW Camp (Unknown)
Philippine Scout Badge
His rank Staff Sergeant

Albert, Sidney Muller

Albert, Sidney Muller

Rank and Name, Merchant Seaman Sidney Muller Albert.

Unit/placed in, MV American Leader Cargo-Ship, U.S. Merchant Marine.

The MS American Leader was torpedoed by the Germans on Sep. 10, 1942.

Sidney survived, and became a POW by the Japanese in Camp Takan Baroe, Batavia till he died on May 28, 1945.

 

Sidney was born 1898 in Ranoake, Virginia.

 

Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.

 

 

Sidney M. Albert entered  the service from Virginia with service number # Z-068236.

 

 

Sidney died as a POW on May 28, 1945, he is honored with a POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.usmm.org/duffyamerlead.html  Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

POW Camp Pakan Baroe
MV American Leader
German Hifkreuzer Michel
His rank Merchant Marine-Seaman

Affleck, David C.

Affleck, David C.

Rank and Name, . First Lieutenant David C. Affleck

Unit/Placed, Quartermaster Corps, United States Army.

 

From the time of his capture, in May 1942, his place of internment was Cabanatuan Prison in the Philippines. The next stop was a Camp in Japan, transportation with the “Hellship“ Oryko Maru with First Lieutenant Affleck and 1,760 other American prisoners aboard. The next two days American planes battered the ship and she Sunk at Subic Bay, after the attack he went a board the “HellShip“ Enoura Maru and headed for Japan . Again the Ship was Bombed  by the US Air Force , but escaped from further damage to Takao Dockside.

 

David was born in, 1907 Hamilton County, Ohio.

 

Father, William W. Affleck.

Mother, Nettie M. Affleck.

 

David enlisted the U.S.Army in Ohio with service number # O-890052.

 

David was KIA on board the  “HellShip“ Enoura Maru, when it was Bombed by the US Air Force in Takao Harbor on Jan. 9, 1945, First Lieutenant David C. Affleck is honored with a Purple Heart and a POW Medal.

 

David is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial 
Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Tablets Of The Missing.

 

Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/ 

 

“Each day an attempt was made to clear each barracks of the dying. They were removed to “zero” ward, laid on the bare floor entirely naked. These patients usually were profoundly emaciated, in fact, little better than skeletons with a feeble spark of life. Heroic corpsmen and doctors did what they could to alleviate the indescribable conditions.  They tied grass onto sticks and attempted to cleanse the floors.  They used the same method of cleansing the body.  Occasionally a big puddle of rainwater would provide enough water to wash the floor. At this time the use of the regular water supply system was strictly forbidden by the Japanese.  The few laymen who saw these conditions were utterly horrified.  Even the Japanese doctors would not enter these wards and the Japanese staff at Headquarters gave it a wide berth. “. 

Report courtesy of Jim Burnett, nephew to Camp 17 POW Billy Alvin Ayers #195

Memorial Cabanatuan
Ship Map
Cabanatuan Layout
P.O.W. MedaL
"Hellship Enoura Maru"
"Hellship Oroyoku Maru"
His rank First Lieutenant

Aicrisse, Frank George

Aigrisse, Frank George

Rank and Name,Major Frank George Aigrisse.

Unit/Placed in,Headquarters Philippine Department.

POW

The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.

The Battle for the Philippines resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.

Major Aigrisse became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp Cabanatuan, he survived the Bataan Death March.

Frank is born in Oct. 25, 1897 in Belgium.

 

Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.

 

Frank enlisted the U.S.Army in Ohio with service number # 0-306790.

 

Frank died as a POW with different diseases on Feb. 4, 1945, he is honored with a POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

 

Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

Cabanatuan Prison Hut
Cabanatuan Memorial
P.O.W. MedaL
His rank Major