Hell Ship: Taga Maru

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Houghland, Pvt. Robert J.

Pvt. Robert Jack Houghland Born: 23 December 1921 – Boonville, Indiana Parents: Oliver and Alma Houghland Siblings: 1 sister Home: 307 East Walnut Street – Boonville, Indiana Nickname: “Bob”  Enlisted: – U.S.

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Horttor, Pvt. Ervin D.

Pvt. Ervin Dale Horttor was born on October 31, 1922, in Burkburnett, Texas, to Leroy Horttor and Lottie Snyder-Horttor. With his two sisters and brother,

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Harlow, Pvt. Lyle C.

Pvt. Lyle Collins Harlow was born on March 5, 1919, in Mackville, Kentucky, to James Harlow and Ida Wilburn-Harlow, and grew up on English Avenue

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Serpell, Cpl. Edward P.

Cpl. Edward Patrick Serpell Born: 26 February 1919 – Lexington, KentuckyParents: Jane Farrell-Serpell and John A. SerpellSibling: 1 brotherNickname: Pat– may have used Patrick as

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Derrick, Sgt. Billy S.

Sgt. Billy Sunday DerrickBorn: 4 March 1922 – Kanawha County, West VirginiaParents: William W. Derrick and Hester Young-DerrickSiblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothersHometown: Falls, West VirginiaSelective

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