Capt. Donald Alvin Amend

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Capt. Donald Alvin Amend

Birthplace: Kansas, United States
Death: October 24, 1944 (31-32)
At Sea (Read Bio)
Place of Burial: Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Immediate Family:

Son of Dr. Virgil Amend, Sr. and Adaline "Adda" Amend-Arnold
Half brother of Private and Dr. Virgil Anthony Amend, Jr.

Occupation: US Army
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About Capt. Donald Alvin Amend

David Alvin Amend was a Captain in the US Infantry and became a POW in 1941.
He was in Camp Cabanatuan until his transport to a POW Camp in Japan.
In 1944 he went to another POW Camp in Japan on the "Hellship Arisan Maru", it was torpedoed on October 24, 1944 by friendly fire. When the ship started to sink, he tried to escape, but got shot by the Japanese Guards.

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Capt. Donald Alvin Amend's Timeline

Kansas, United States
October 24, 1944
Age 32
At Sea
Manila American Cemetery & Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines