Hell Ship: Enoshima Maru

Strompolis, Pvt. John T.

Pvt. John Strompolis was born on January 20, 1919, in Maywood, Illinois, to George T. Strompolis & Eleni M. Gounis-Strompolis. He grew up at 1916 South Sixtieth Court in Cicero, Illinois, with his three sisters and two brothers. While he

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Twa, PFC Joseph H.

PFC Joseph Herbert Twa was born in Biggar, Saskatchewan, Canada, on May 26, 1919, and was the son of Wilbur A. Twa & Mabel Sirr-Twa. It is known that he had one sister and three brothers and that his family

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Vandenbroucke, Sgt. Raymond J.

Sgt. Raymond James Vandenbroucke was born on April 15, 1916, and lived at 812 South 9th Avenue in Maywood, Illinois. He was the son of Cyril & Dorothy Vandenbroucke and attended St. James Catholic School in Maywood and was a

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Webb, Pvt. Louie L.

Pvt. Louie Webb was born on May 17, 1923, in North Carolina to Lee Roy Webb & Bennie Mae Cashion-Webb. With his three brothers, he grew up in Gastonia, North Carolina. After completing two years of high school, he went

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Wepsiec, Pvt. Mike S.

Pvt. Mike Stanley Wepsiec was born to Casmir and Catherine Wepsiec on August 7, 1915. His parents were Polish immigrants. He grew up in Chicago, with his four sisters and two brothers, and was raised at 2347 South Homan Avenue.

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Bataan Project - Sgt. John W. Wood Jr.

Wood, Sgt. John W. Jr.

Sgt. John W. Wood Jr. was the son of Mr. & Mrs. John W. Wood Sr. and was born on March 11, 1914, in Milton, Wisconsin, and known as “Jack” to his family and friends. He was a 1932 graduate

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