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Allum, Wilbur P.

Rank and Name, Private First Class Wilbur P. Allum.

Unit/Placed in, 60th Coast Artillery Regiment.

POW

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

He was made a POW in Camp Cabanatuan, for he went on transport, July 11, 1942 to Japan, Osaka Camp Group, main Chicco (no pictures).

He arrived 10 Days later in Osaka Harbor.

Then transported to his POW Camp Cicco were he died of multiple diseases on Feb. 4, 1943.

 

Wilbur is born approx. on 1922 in Ohio.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

Wilbur enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 15017326.

 

Wilbur died as a POW in Camp Osaka, Japan on Feb. 4, 1943, he is honored with a POW Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

 

Thanks to, http://www.mansell.com

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

 

 

 

 

 

His outfit 60th Coast Artillery Regiment
Camp Cabanatuan
Memorial Camp
"Hellship Nagato Maru"
Camp Osaca, main Chicco
POW Medal
His rank Private First Class