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CPT George Cooke Brundrett

CPT George Cooke Brundrett

Birth
Texas, USA
Death 4 Jul 1945 (aged 34)
Japan
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot N 289
Memorial ID 105708508 · View Source
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Thank you to contributor JimO for the following:

Capt. George Brundrett was held as a POW in the Philippine Islands. In December 1944, he was boarded onto the Oryoku Maru for transport to Japan. The ship was sunk by American planes at Subic Bay, Philippine Islands, on December 15, 1944. The surviving POWs were boarded onto the Enoura Maru which reached Takao, Formosa. While docked it was bombed by American planes on January 9, 1945, killing many of the POWs. The surviving POWs were boarded onto the Brazil Maru and reached Japan on January 29, 1945. Brundrett was taken to Fukuoka #1 where he died.

Thank you to Cindy Womble Billman for the following:

Born in Texas.

Captain Brundrett survived the Bataan Death March that began on April 9, 1942 but remained a POW until his death as a result of beriberi.



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Gravesite Details Entered the service from Texas.

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  • Created by: Jeff Hall
  • Added: 23 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 105708508
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPT George Cooke Brundrett (25 Jun 1911–4 Jul 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 105708508, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Jeff Hall (contributor 47296194) .