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Capt William E. Brunton

Capt William E. Brunton

Birth
Death 9 Jan 1945
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Memorial ID 56754635 · View Source
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Capt. William Brunton 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 including Brunton.

Gravesite Details Entered the service from California.

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56754635
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt William E. Brunton (unknown–9 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56754635, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .