|Birth: ||Nov. 13, 1915|
|Death: ||Sep. 26, 1942|
THE GALLUP INDEPENDENT, GALLUP, N.M., MONDAY, JUNE 21, 1943, FRONT PAGE
NELSON W. APPLE DIES IN JAP CAMP
Mrs. Fred Garing received word today from the War Department that her brother, Master Sgt. Nelson W. Apple, died June 16 in a Japanese prison camp.
Apple was a member of the headquarters battalion, 200th CA, from Deming and was well known in Gallup. He was reported a prisoner on March 13, and word was received of his death, while his mother, Mrs. N.C. Apple of El Paso, was visiting Mrs. Garing here.
THE DEMING HEADLIGHT, DEMING, NEW MEXICO, FRIDAY,JUNE 25, 1943, FRONT PAGE
M/SGT. NELSON W. APPLE DIES IN PHILIPPINES
Master Sgt. Nelson W. Apple, 28, who had been a prisoner of the Japanese in the Philippine Islands since March 13, died on June 16, according to word received Monday by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson C. Apple of El Paso, Texas.
Sgt. Apple was a member of New Mexico's 200th Coast Artillery. He operated the Deming Radio Shop on north Silver Ave.
Sergeant Apple's wife, Hazel L. Apple, joined the Waacs Auxiliary last December. She is now assigned to foreign duty.
MSG, US ARMY
Fort Bliss National Cemetery
El Paso County
Plot: E, 0, 9559
Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 293129
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