Name and Rank, Pharmacist’s Mate Adolph R. Maass.
Unit/Placed in, USS Bittern (AM-36) Mine Sweeper, United States Navy.
Adolph was born approx. on Oct. 11, 1903 in Caldwell, Texas.
Father, August Maass.
Mother, Louisa Maass.
Stepmother, Emilia Maass.
Parents born in Germany.
Sisters, Mattie, Freda and Louisa Maass.
Brothers, August, Otto, Walter, Emil and Willie Maass.
Adolph entered the service from Texas with service number # 129564.
Adolph R. Maass was a Pharmacist Mate in the United States Navy.
Adolph died as POW on the Japanese Hellship Arisan Maru, on Oct. 24, 1944, and he is honored with the Purple Heart, POW Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal..
Adolph is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com