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Capt Ralph Amato Jr.

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Capt Ralph Amato Jr.

Birth
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Death
9 Jan 1945 (aged 29)
Burial
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot
Fairview Lawn, Lot 24, Space
Memorial ID
66867311 View Source

From the Oregonian, 8 Jul. 1949:

Ralph Amato Funeral Set.

Army Captain Died On Jap Prison Ship.

Funeral services for Capt. Ralph Amato, Jr., who died aboard a Jap prison ship January 9, 1945, will be Tuesday in the Mt. Scott funeral home. Portland post No. 1 of the American Legion will be in charge of the service. Interment will be in Lincoln Memorial Park.

Capt. Amato was born June 20, 1915, in Portland. He was a graduate of Franklin High School and the University of Oregon. He was called to active duty in September, 1939, and after a year at Vancouver barracks he was transferred to the Philippines.

Capt. Amato served through the Bataan campaign with the Philippine Scouts, and was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action at Limay, Bataan peninsula.

At the University of Oregon, Capt. Amato was a member of the baseball team. He also was affiliated with Sigma Chi and Scabbard and Blade.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Amato, Portland, and a sister, Mrs. Marguerite Peters, San Francisco.

From the Oregonian, 8 Jul. 1949:

Ralph Amato Funeral Set.

Army Captain Died On Jap Prison Ship.

Funeral services for Capt. Ralph Amato, Jr., who died aboard a Jap prison ship January 9, 1945, will be Tuesday in the Mt. Scott funeral home. Portland post No. 1 of the American Legion will be in charge of the service. Interment will be in Lincoln Memorial Park.

Capt. Amato was born June 20, 1915, in Portland. He was a graduate of Franklin High School and the University of Oregon. He was called to active duty in September, 1939, and after a year at Vancouver barracks he was transferred to the Philippines.

Capt. Amato served through the Bataan campaign with the Philippine Scouts, and was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action at Limay, Bataan peninsula.

At the University of Oregon, Capt. Amato was a member of the baseball team. He also was affiliated with Sigma Chi and Scabbard and Blade.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Amato, Portland, and a sister, Mrs. Marguerite Peters, San Francisco.


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  • Created by: James Burke
  • Added: 13 Mar 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 66867311
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/66867311/ralph-amato: accessed ), memorial page for Capt Ralph Amato Jr. (20 Jun 1915–9 Jan 1945), Find a Grave Memorial ID 66867311, citing Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA; Maintained by James Burke (contributor 17941237) .