Rank and Name, Private First Class Gerald James Appleby.
Unit/Placed in, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division “Taro”.
Gerald is born approx. on April 18, 1920 in Lander, Wyoming.
Father, Ernest Appleby.
Mother, Florence L. (Laird) Appleby.
Sister(s), Geraldine M. and Lorraine F. Appleby.
Brother(s), Raymond, Charles E. Joseph, Floyd and Arlow M. Appleby.
Gerald enlisted the service in Wyoming with service number # 37143678.
Gerald was KIA in the Fights over Hill 522 on Leyte on Oct. 21, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Gerald 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
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com