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Staff Sergeant Casper J. Oie - POW

County: Richland
World War II - POW
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Air Corps

POW: Cabanatuan Prisoner of War Camp, Luzon, Philippine Island.

Died of dysentery and malnutrition on October 24, 1942. Buried in mass grave at POW Camp.

Remains recovered October  1952.

Buried Bethany Free Lutheran Cemetery, Abercrombie, Richland County, North Dakota.

 

Born in Abercrombie, Richland County, North Dakota on 4 December 1917. Resident of Richland County North Dakota. Entered US Army at Fort Snelling Minnesota on 15 December 1939. Serviced Asiatic Pacific Theater. Died in Service October 24, 1942 while Prisoner of War. 

Name included on the All Veterans Memorial at the State Capital Bismarck North Dakota

Name included in the Register of North Dakota Veterans for World War II page 1096.