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Corp Abel Anaya

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Corp Abel Anaya

Birth
Death
7 Sep 1944
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
56786609 View Source

US Army WORLD WAR II
Corp. Abel Anaya POW MIS/Lost
Hometown: New Mexico
2nd General Hospital Ft. Mills
Service #6296822
Awards: Purple Heart
Mission Date: 7-Sep-44
Location: Mindanao Philippines
Cause: Torpedo attack, killed by 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.

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
Frank A. Ansley
Ray E. Billick
George R. Brown
Sanford R. Burks

US Army WORLD WAR II
Corp. Abel Anaya POW MIS/Lost
Hometown: New Mexico
2nd General Hospital Ft. Mills
Service #6296822
Awards: Purple Heart
Mission Date: 7-Sep-44
Location: Mindanao Philippines
Cause: Torpedo attack, killed by 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.

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
Frank A. Ansley
Ray E. Billick
George R. Brown
Sanford R. Burks

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  • Maintained by: John Dowdy
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56786609
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56786609/abel-anaya: accessed ), memorial page for Corp Abel Anaya (unknown–7 Sep 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56786609, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines; Maintained by John Dowdy (contributor 47791572) .