Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Robert Fiske Angell.
Unit/Placed in, 530th Fighter Squadron, 311th Fighter Group.
Camp Rangoon called Jail or Central Prison, Burma
Closed April 29, 1945 Rangoon Prison was located in Rangoon in Burma (Myanmar). Also known as Rangoon Central Prison, Rangoon Jail or Rangoon Central Jail.
approximately 600 Allied Prisoners of War (POW) were detained at Rangoon Prison including 313 Americans were held at Moulmein Jail and Rangoon Jail (Burma Camp #5). Allied Prisoners of War (POWs) that died in captivity were buried at nearby Rangoon Cemetery. On April 26, 1945 the Japanese commandant released the prisoners but they had virtually no supplies. Freed, the healthy prisoners marched to the 14th Army lines near Pegu and were liberated on May 2, 1945. Those to weak remained at Rangoon until liberated on May 2, 1945.
Robert is born approx. on Aug. 13, 1919 in Helena, Montana.
Father, Earl F. Angell.
Mother, Edna L. (Groff) Angell.
Sister(s), Jane R. Jane H. and Barbara Angell.
Robert enlisted the service in Virginia with service number # O-407635.
Robert died as a POW in Camp Rangoon Jail on Feb. 15, 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential 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.
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