Hell Ship: Noto Maru


Goldstein, Tec 4 Frank

T/4 Frank Goldstein was born in Chicago on October 24, 1915, to Max and Sarah Goldstein. With his sisters, he grew up at 1958 West Henry Court, 4433 North St. Louis Avenue, and later at 2030 West Montrose Avenue. He

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Gray, Pvt. Lonnie L.

Pvt. Lonnie L. Gray was born September 15, 1921, in Garrard County, Kentucky to Floyd Gray and Paralee Carmickal-Gray and resided in Burgin, Kentucky, with his brother and sister. Lonnie like most men his age knew that a federal draft

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Haviland, Pvt. William J.

Pvt. William James Haviland was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in April 1919, and was the son of Paul and Cecilia Haviland. After his parents divorced, with his brother, he was raised at his maternal grandparent’s house at 9516 Leo Avenue

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Hobbs, Sgt. John E.

Sgt. John Elmer Hobbs Jr. was born on September 12, 1919, in West Virginia to John E. Hobbs Sr. and Ethel Wieneke-Hobbs. With his two sisters, he grew up in Shadyside, Ohio, and graduated from Shadyside High School. After high

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Holman, Pvt. George

Pvt. George Holman 
Born: 10 November 1916 – Pittsburg County, Oklahoma 
Hometown: North McAlester, Oklahoma 
Parents: Otto Holman and Cora May Huffar-Holman 
Siblings: 2 brothers, 1 sister 
Occupation: J. J. McAlester Company – North McAlester, Oklahoma
Selective Service Registration: 16

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Holstein, Sgt. Arthur J.

Sgt. Arthur Jay Holstein 
Born: 2 January 1916 – Gila, Arizona 
Parents: Jay Holstein & Henrietta Hull-Holstein 
Siblings: 1 sister 
Home: Williams Road – Alisal, California 
Married: spouse not known 
Occupation: lineman helper – elevator company 
Selective Service Registration: 16

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Johnson, Pvt. Otha

Pvt. Otha Johnson 
Born: 9 December 1913 – Paducah, Kentucky 
Parents: George E. Johnson and Lola C. Jones-Johnson 
Siblings: 2 brothers, 2 sisters 
Home: 527 South Third Street – Paducah, Kentucky 
Married: 18 January 1941 
– Widower- wife died while

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Kafer, PFC Otto R.

PFC Otto Robert Kafer 
Born: 5 July 1917 – Eureka, South Dakota 
Parents: Karl Kafer & Caroline Mettler-Kafer 
– family owned a clothing store 
– father died in 1925 
– mother remarried: Caroline Schiermiester 
– resided: Hazelton, South Dakota 

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Lane, Pvt. Harold D.

Pvt. Harold Dale Lane was born on November 13, 1921, in Litchfield, Illinois. He was the son of Mary Evaline Beck-Lane and Homer Lane. His family lived at 622 South 24th Avenue in Bellwood and later 142 South Eleventh Avenue

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Lawhead, Pvt. Roger R.

Pvt. Roger Raymond Lawhead
Born: 22 December 1915 – Beach, North Dakota
Parents: John Q. Lawhead and Minerva E. Greenup-Lawhead
Siblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothers
– Henry, North Dakota – 1920
– Beach, North Dakota – 1930
– 735

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Linse, Pvt. Wilbur E.

Pvt. Wilbur E. Linse
Born: 17 February 1918 – Buffalo County, Wisconsin
Parents: Etta Goeldner-Linse and Alvin A. Linse
Siblings: 3 brothers, 2 sisters
Home: Lanson Valley Road – Modena Township, Buffalo County, Wisconsin
Occupation: farmer
– U. S.

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Lopez, Pvt. Alfonso A.

Pvt. Alfonso Lopez 
Born: 25 February 1915 – Gallup, New Mexico 
Parents: Gaspar Lopez and Natalia Gutierrez-Lopez 
Siblings: Unknown 
Home: 615 North Figueroa Street – Los Angeles, California 
Married: Esperanza Ordaz – married when inducted 
Children: 3 daughters, 1 son 

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