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Appel, Dick Masten

Rank and Name, Private Dick Masten Appel.

Unit/Placed in, 20th Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group.

He was made a POW during the Japanese Occupation and imprison at a POW Camp no record in the Philippines, but he died of a disease 19 days later so they did not make a file about him.

Dick is born approx. on Jan. 10, 1912 in Boise, Idaho.

Father, Charles R. Appel.

Mother, Sara E. (Masten) Appel.

Sister(s), Alice E. and Ruth E. Appel.

Brother(s), Lou M. and Frank E. Appel Sr.


Dick enlisted the service in Delaware with service number # 12014000.


Dick died as a POW in Camp no record on April 29, 1942, 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.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to,

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 No Record
P.O.W. Medal
His rank Private
His Unit 20th Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group