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Angus Jr. , Albert Allen

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Albert Allen Angus Jr.

Unit/Placed in, Air Corps.

Nagato Maru

The Nagato Maru was a Hell Ships that was first damaged and later sunk on Sep. 2, 1943. The Nagato Maru, sailed from Manila for Japan on Nov. 7, 1942 the boarded about 1,600 American prisoners-of-war (POWs), many survivors of the “Bataan Death March.” About 550 POWs are crammed into each of NAGATO MARU’s three holds. On Nov. 1942 they arrive at Moji. 3 more POWs die en route. Disembarks POWs for an Osaka POW camp.

Camp Osaka POW Camp #1

aka Honjo/Hoincho/Chikko

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).

The Tottori Maru left Manila on Oct. 8, 1942 for Takao/ Pusan/ Moji/ Osaka and arrived on 11 Oct 1942 with approximate 230 more Americans.

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.


Albert is born approx. on Nov. 15, 1919 in James Town, Rhode Island.

Father, Albert Allen Angus.

Parent and Siblings, No Record Available.


Albert enlisted the service in Massachusetts with service number # 6145912.


Albert died as a POW in Camp Osaka, Japan on March 1, 1943, 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.


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


Thanks to, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/ships/maru/nagato.html

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


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

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

POW Camp Cabanatuan
Memorial POW Camp Cabanatuan
Nagoto Maru
POW Camp Osaka, Japan
His rank Staff Sergeant