Wm Sheeran dies in Japanese POW camp. Buried in PI.

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Wm Sheeran dies in Japanese POW camp. Buried in PI. - Atlantic City Private Dies a Jap Prisoner ....
Atlantic City Private Dies a Jap Prisoner . ATLANTIC CITY, July 10. Private William Sheeran. 28. son of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick J. Sheeran. of 59 N. Bellevue ave., died June 29 in a Japanese prison camp, accordine io wora received from the war De partment today by his parents. His death was due to natural causes, it was statea. Private Sheeran was an automo bile metalsmith before his enlist mem, in me Army m 1910. He was graduated as a radio operator at facott Field, 111., in May 1941, and was assigned to Nichols Field, in the Philippines. Last January his fam ily was notified that he was a prisoner of the Japs. Sheeran, a graduate of Holv SDlrit High School, ateo is survived by four Dromers ana two sisters.

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  1. The Philadelphia Inquirer,
  2. 11 Jul 1943, Sun,
  3. Page 9

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  • Wm Sheeran dies in Japanese POW camp. Buried in PI.

    marnweeks – 21 Oct 2017

  • marnweeks
    NP article says he died 20 June 1943, reportedly of natural causes, which conflicts w/date in military records. According to article, family had been notified in Jan 1943 that he was a prisoner of the Japanese. Military records show death 2 Oct 1942.

    marnweeks21 Oct 2017

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