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Hook, Albert H.

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Albert H. Hook.

Unit/Placed in, 194th Tank Battalion.

POW

The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.

The 194th Tank Battalion resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.

Second Lieutenant Hook became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Cabanatuan, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died a few days before the great raid.

Oryoku Maru

The Hell Ship Oryoku Maru left Manila on Dec. 13, 1944 with 1619 POW onboard.

She was attacked by a plane from the USS Hornet several times.

On Dec. 15, 1944 she was at Subic Bay, and sunk.

Enounra Maru

The Hell Ship Enoura Maru left San Fernando/La Union on Dec. 27, 1944 with 1070 POW onboard.

She was attacked by a plane from the USS Hornet several times.

Enoshima Maru

The Hell Ship Enoshima Maru left Formosa for Moji, Japan were it arrived on Jan. 25, 1945 with 564 POW onboard.

2Lt. Albert H. Hook died before his arrival at the POW Camp.

 

Theodore is born approx. on 1917 in Ohio.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

Theodore enlisted the service in Washington with service number #0-423104.

 

Theodore died as a POW in Camp Cabanatuan on Jan. 25. 1945,  he is honored with a Purple Heart, POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.west-point.org/family/japanese-pow/ShipsNum.htm

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

Website,

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

POW Camp Cabanatuan
"Hellship Enoura Mau"
"Hellship Oyoku Maru"
"Hellship Enoura Mau"
"Hellship Enoushima Maru"
Albert H. Hook
His rank Second Lieutenant

Mededeling

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