Chaplain's Hill Project

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Vanderheiden, Joseph

Basic Biographical Details

Branch: U.S. Army
Conflict: World War II
Monument: Catholic
Born: 10/22/1911
Hometown: Humphrey
Home State: Nebraska
Last place of Worship:
Date of Death: 12/15/1944 – killed when the Japanese POW ship, Oryoku Maru, was sunk
Resting Place: Manila American Cemetery-Manila, Philippines
Military Honors:
POW (Y/N) Yes


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