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Corp William W. Akloff

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Corp William W. Akloff

Birth
California, USA
Death
7 Sep 1944 (aged 25–26)
At Sea
Memorial Site*
Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot
Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID
56754172 View Source

USAAF WORLD WAR II
Corp. William W. Akloff POW MIS/Lost
Hometown: California
4th Decontamination Detachment, Aviation
Service #19057025
Awards: Purple Heart

Mission Date: 7-Sep-44
Location: Philippines
Cause: Friendly fire, killed by Japanese guards or drowning.

Shinyo Maru was a Japanese cargo steamer during the Second World War. She was one of the hell ships, used to transport prisoners of war. Shinyo Maru was sunk 7 September 1944 near Liley, Sindangan, Province, Mindanao Philippines by the USS Paddle, SS 263. There were approximately 750 American prisoners of war aboard. Some Japanese guards shot prisoners as they struggled from the holds or were in the water; 688 died when the ship sank, leaving only 82 survivors.

http://www.submarinesailor.com/history
/pow/paddlesinksshinyomaru/

Allied Prisoners of War believed lost aboard Shinyo Maru when torpedoed and sunk 7 September 1944 by the USS Paddle, SS 263, near Liley, Sindangan, Province, Mindanao Philippines.

Visit the virtual cemetery of the Shinyo Maru " Crew. Click here

Corp William W. Akloff
Corporal Merlin D. Algoe
Captain Joe H. Allen
Pfc. William M. Allred
Corp. Abel Anaya
Tec5 Robert D. Andalora
Gerald W. Anderson
Harold B. Anderson
Richard H. Anderson
Lewis G. Andrews
Frank A. Ansley
Lewis G Andrews
Edward E. Apgar
Fred O. Applegarth
Anselmo Arellano
Carl Arenz
Eric Jl Armstrong
Travis Bee Arney
Altus L. Arnold
Donald C. Arp
Herbert Arthun
Robert J. Ashdown
Robert J. Ashdown
G. D. Ashton
John Avila
Virgil E. Bailes
Glenn E. Bailey
Harold C. Bailey
Vincent L. Bailey
Vincent L. Bailey
Herbert E. Baker
Fernis R. Balcom
Napoleon R. Baldonado
Weston D. Balfour
William M. Ball
Ted A. Ballard
William J. Balsley
Charles E. Bancroft
Charles E. Bancroft
Kenneth A. Bandy
Kenneth A. Bandy
Olin E. Barkdull
Ray E. Billick
George R. Bradshaw
Alan Brenner
James R. Bromeyer
George R. Brown
Paul T. Brown
Roy A. Brown
Sanford R. Burks
Reginald Burrola
Harry E. Byrum Jr.
Orlando E. Caffola
James R. Cain
Melvin Caldwell
Benjamin Cancinas
Hilbert B. Caplan
Hilbert B. Caplan
John W. Carmichael Jr.
Harold L. Carpenter
William P. Cass
William P. Cass
William P. Cass
Norman R. Caswell
John E. Cavan
Lyle B. Cawthon
Lyle B. Cawthon
Ray H. Cawthon
Ray H. Cawthon
Leon E. Chabot
Leon E. Chabot
Albert F. Chase
Eldon T. Chastain
Adolfo Chavez Jr.
Maxey C. Chenault
Joseph G. Chenoweth
Robert E. Chesher
Victor L. Chirnside
Edwin L. Christensen
Leroy E. Christensen
William E. Church
Wallace F. Churchill
Wallace F. Churchill
Russell Cirrito
Russell Cirrito
Walter H. Mcfarland Jr.
Pfc. Clay Rosenvall

USAAF WORLD WAR II
Corp. William W. Akloff POW MIS/Lost
Hometown: California
4th Decontamination Detachment, Aviation
Service #19057025
Awards: Purple Heart

Mission Date: 7-Sep-44
Location: Philippines
Cause: Friendly fire, killed by Japanese guards or drowning.

Shinyo Maru was a Japanese cargo steamer during the Second World War. She was one of the hell ships, used to transport prisoners of war. Shinyo Maru was sunk 7 September 1944 near Liley, Sindangan, Province, Mindanao Philippines by the USS Paddle, SS 263. There were approximately 750 American prisoners of war aboard. Some Japanese guards shot prisoners as they struggled from the holds or were in the water; 688 died when the ship sank, leaving only 82 survivors.

http://www.submarinesailor.com/history
/pow/paddlesinksshinyomaru/

Allied Prisoners of War believed lost aboard Shinyo Maru when torpedoed and sunk 7 September 1944 by the USS Paddle, SS 263, near Liley, Sindangan, Province, Mindanao Philippines.

Visit the virtual cemetery of the Shinyo Maru " Crew. Click here

Corp William W. Akloff
Corporal Merlin D. Algoe
Captain Joe H. Allen
Pfc. William M. Allred
Corp. Abel Anaya
Tec5 Robert D. Andalora
Gerald W. Anderson
Harold B. Anderson
Richard H. Anderson
Lewis G. Andrews
Frank A. Ansley
Lewis G Andrews
Edward E. Apgar
Fred O. Applegarth
Anselmo Arellano
Carl Arenz
Eric Jl Armstrong
Travis Bee Arney
Altus L. Arnold
Donald C. Arp
Herbert Arthun
Robert J. Ashdown
Robert J. Ashdown
G. D. Ashton
John Avila
Virgil E. Bailes
Glenn E. Bailey
Harold C. Bailey
Vincent L. Bailey
Vincent L. Bailey
Herbert E. Baker
Fernis R. Balcom
Napoleon R. Baldonado
Weston D. Balfour
William M. Ball
Ted A. Ballard
William J. Balsley
Charles E. Bancroft
Charles E. Bancroft
Kenneth A. Bandy
Kenneth A. Bandy
Olin E. Barkdull
Ray E. Billick
George R. Bradshaw
Alan Brenner
James R. Bromeyer
George R. Brown
Paul T. Brown
Roy A. Brown
Sanford R. Burks
Reginald Burrola
Harry E. Byrum Jr.
Orlando E. Caffola
James R. Cain
Melvin Caldwell
Benjamin Cancinas
Hilbert B. Caplan
Hilbert B. Caplan
John W. Carmichael Jr.
Harold L. Carpenter
William P. Cass
William P. Cass
William P. Cass
Norman R. Caswell
John E. Cavan
Lyle B. Cawthon
Lyle B. Cawthon
Ray H. Cawthon
Ray H. Cawthon
Leon E. Chabot
Leon E. Chabot
Albert F. Chase
Eldon T. Chastain
Adolfo Chavez Jr.
Maxey C. Chenault
Joseph G. Chenoweth
Robert E. Chesher
Victor L. Chirnside
Edwin L. Christensen
Leroy E. Christensen
William E. Church
Wallace F. Churchill
Wallace F. Churchill
Russell Cirrito
Russell Cirrito
Walter H. Mcfarland Jr.
Pfc. Clay Rosenvall

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  • Maintained by: John Dowdy
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56754172
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56754172/william-w-akloff: accessed ), memorial page for Corp William W. Akloff (1918–7 Sep 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56754172, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines; Maintained by John Dowdy (contributor 47791572) .