Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Richard Murray Angevine.
Unit/Placed in, Air Corps.
Camp Osaka POW #1
After the Japanese occupation in Japan they took then camp 21 Sep 1942 in use: Osaka Camp #1 was originally established and designated as Osaka Main Camp when 150 men arrived here from the Zentsuji POW Camp.
19 Oct 1942: (Stadium POW Camp later converted to the Ichioka Hospital).
New camp designated as OSAKA POW MAIN CAMP 01-B [Chikko].
11 Oct 1942: Approximate 230 more Americans arrive on Tottori Maru.
1 Jun 1945: Destroyed by air raid; moved temporarily to other Camp.
Destroyed in B-29 raid on June 1, 1945, in Sep 1945 the Camp was terminated.
Richard is born approx. on May 13, 1911 in Van Wert, Ohio.
Father, George R. Angevine.
Mother, Carol M. (Murray) Angevine.
Brother(s), Glenn N. Angevine.
Richard enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 6662437.
Richard died as a POW in Camp Osaka, Japan on March 1944, he is honored with a POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Richard is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
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