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Pvt. Carl H. Franklin - POW

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Goodrich, ND
County: Sheridan
World War II - POW
Date of Capture: October 24, 1944 / Age: 25
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 194th Tank Battalion

Died while in POW status on the Japanese ship "Arisan Maru", when it was sunk by an American submarine in the South China Sea. There were 1,803 POWs on the ship, only 9 of which survived the sinking.

Memorialized at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial.