Hell Ship: Enoura Maru


Morley, Major John C.

Major John Coffinberry Morley was the oldest of five children born to Lieutenant Commander John Edward Morley and Nadine Morgan Coffinberry-Morley. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on March 6, 1904, and lived at 10819 Magnolia Avenue in Cleveland, where

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Omansky, PFC Herman

PFC Herman Omansky 
Born: 22 June 1905 – Saint Paul, Minnesota 
Mother: Rose Cohen-Burnstein 
– Step-father: David Burnstein 
Siblings: 1 sister 
Home: 206 State Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 
– Mechanics Art School 
– Class of 1924 
Occupation: salesman –

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Pettit Robert

Pettit, Maj. Robert C. Jr.

Maj. Robert Charles Pettit Jr. was born in 191 0 in Queens, New York, to Robert C. Pettit Sr. & Elizabeth Pettit. With his brother, he grew up at 41 Birch Street in Lynbrook, New York. He graduated from Saint

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Preston, 2nd Lt. Everett R.

2nd Lt. Everett Rogers Preston was the son of William Preston and Josephine Auton-Preston. He was born on October 27, 1917, in Mercer County, Kentucky, and raised on Magoffin Street in Harrodsburg. He attended local schools and was a 1937

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Quinlen, Capt. Clinton D.

Capt. Clinton Dennis Quinlen was born on June 29, 1901, in Spooner, Washburn County, Wisconsin, to Irving Quinlen & Anna Dennis-Quinlen. He was the couple’s second-oldest child and had four sisters and a brother. The family remained in Wisconsin for

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Reynolds, Cpl. John B.

Cpl. John Bird Reynolds was born on August 11, 1911, in Martin County, Kentucky, to William J. Reynolds and Rebecca Mayo-Reynolds. He was raised with his four sisters and three brothers in Floyd County, Kentucky. He was known as “Bud”

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Riedeman, Sgt. Harvey H.

Sgt. Harvey Herbert Riedeman was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on August 17, 1918, to Erick A. & Selma Riedeman. With his sister, he grew up at 746 West Main Street in Watertown, Wisconsin, attended Lincoln School, and was a 1936

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Rue, 2nd Lt. Archibald B.

2nd Lt. Archibald Beaatricia Rue was born on January 2, 1916, to Insco and Lotta Forbes-Rue. He was the sixth child born to the couple. With his seven sisters and five brothers, he grew up in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, and attended

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Ryan, Pvt. Robert J.

Pvt. Robert James Ryan the son of Michael & Marie Ryan was born on September 12, 1916, in Marshfield, Wisconsin. With his two sisters and brother, he grew up at 641 Ninth Street South in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. He was

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Schoeneck, 2nd Lt. Lawrence S.

2nd Lt. Lawrence S. Schoeneck was born in Saint Joseph, Missouri, in 1913. He was the son of John S. & Stella M. Schoeneck. With his sister and brother, he grew up at 1218 North 8th Street in St. Joseph.

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Scoville, 2nd Lt. Leroy A.

2nd Lt. Leroy Arnold Scoville was born in Evansville, Wisconsin, on November 30, 1915. He was the son of Alvie J. Scoville & Verena M. Huset-Scoville and grew up at 464 South Madison Street. As a child, he attended school

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Thorman, Capt. Russell C.

Capt. Russell C. Thorman was born on October 21, 1903, and was one of five sons of William F. Thorman & Minnie Drafahl-Thorman. Russell worked as a salesman for a lumberyard, married Thelka, and was the father of a daughter.

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