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Capt Godfrey Roland “Roly” Ames

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Capt Godfrey Roland “Roly” Ames

  • Birth 4 May 1912 Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
  • Death 31 Jan 1945 Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan
  • Burial West Point, Orange County, New York, USA
  • Plot SECTION XXXVI SITE C-108
  • Memorial ID 88685189

West Point graduate in 1937 and taken prisoner in the Philippines. He survived the Bataan Death March andalso survived the sinking of the Oryoku Maru on December 15, 1944. Aboard the Enoura Maru on January 9, 1945 and wounded and later died from his wounds.

He was originally buried in Arlington National Cemetery, but was dis-interred and re-interred at West Point in 1990.


Inscription

CAPT, 60 COAST ARTY WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: ShaneO
  • Added: 17 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 88685189
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Godfrey Roland “Roly” Ames (4 May 1912–31 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88685189, citing United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by ShaneO (contributor 47009366) .