Rank and Name, Private First Class Fred Wayne Andrus.
Unit/Placed in, 59th Coast Artillery Regiment.
Camp Yodogawa, (Osaka Group)
Nagato Maru- departed Manila 6 Nov 1942- arrived Moji on Nov 25, 1942. Men from this ship were also sent to Tok-02B-Kawasaki (Mitsui), Hirohata and Tanagawa
Situated between Osaka and Kobe, south bank of Yodogawa River. Adjacent to last bridge going out to bay
Had Work and Labor facilities,
Heavy lifting, carrying 120 lb baskets of coal on and off barges, pulling heavy carts, logs, bags- over planks to barges- many fell in.
Fred is born approx. on Feb. 13, 1913 in British Columbia, Canada.
Father, Hiram W. Andrews.
Mother, Eva Andros.
Brother(s), Eleazer Andros.
Born in Canada.
Fred enlisted the service in California with service number # 19015201.
Fred died as a POW in Camp Yodogawa, Japan on April 6, 1943, he is honored with a POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army & Air Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Fred is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
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
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com