KAPLAN, Joseph

TECH4

 

Richmond Hill, New York

17 Feb 1945

South Beach, Corregidor

592d Engineer Boat & Shore Regiment

Died of wounds inflicted 16 Feb 1945

   
 

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Extract from "History of the Second Engineers Special Brigade by R. B. Lewis,

"T/4 Joseph Kaplan of Richmond Hill, New York, was shot in the stomach and died the next day."

Kaplan had also received a Purple Heart for wounds incurred on 24 Oct, 1944 at Tacloban, Leyte.

http://corregidor.org/rock_force/lewis/htm/592esb_02.htm

2nd Engineer Special Brigade.Org

http://www.2esb.org/04_History/Book/Chapter_23.htm

   

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