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Pvt Dick Masten Appel
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Birth: 1912
Idaho, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 1942

Son of Charles Robert Appel and Sarah Ellen Masten Appel.

Dick resided at Route 1, Ellendale, Sussex County, Delaware prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on August 12, 1940, prior to the war, in Dover, Delaware. He was noted as being employed as a mechanic and also as Single, without dependents.

Dick served as a Private and an Assistant Crew Chief on a P-35A airplane with the 20th Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group, U.S. Army Air Corps at Nichols Field on Luzon during World War II.

He was taken prisoner by the Japanese on April 10, 1942 and died of pneumonia while a prisoner. He had served in the Air Corps for one year and eight months at the time of his death.

His remains were not recovered.

Service # 12014000
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Robert Appel (1881 - 1958)
  Sara Ellen Masten Appel (1886 - 1972)
 
Note: Entered the service from Delaware.
 
Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
Metro Manila
National Capital, Philippines
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
 
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56774580
Pvt Dick Masten Appel
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Aug. 26, 2010

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Aug. 26, 2010

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Aug. 26, 2010
 
 
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