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Appleby, Gerald James

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.

 

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

Website,

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

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

19th Infantry Regiment
24th Infantry Division
Hill 522, Leyte 1944
Hill 522, Leyte 1944
Landing 24th Division Map
Hill 522, Leyte 1944
Hill 522, Leyte 1944
His rank Private First Class