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1Lt David Crocker Affleck

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1Lt David Crocker Affleck

Birth
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Death
15 Dec 1944 (aged 38)
Philippines
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
56764499 View Source

David served as a First Lieutenant, Quartermaster Corps, U.S. Army Air during World War II.

He resided in Ohio prior to the war.

David "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army in the sinking of the Enoura Maru, along with 270 other POW's. The ship was sunk by U.S. Navy planes from the U.S.S. Hornet in Takao Harbor during the war. The U.S. Navy was unaware that POW's were on the ship. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # O-890052

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

David served as a First Lieutenant, Quartermaster Corps, U.S. Army Air during World War II.

He resided in Ohio prior to the war.

David "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army in the sinking of the Enoura Maru, along with 270 other POW's. The ship was sunk by U.S. Navy planes from the U.S.S. Hornet in Takao Harbor during the war. The U.S. Navy was unaware that POW's were on the ship. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # O-890052

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

Gravesite Details

Entered the service from Ohio.

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