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"Cpl. Durrwachter Enroute Home; Was Jap Prisoner" Newspaper Article
Posted by: Melissa Barker (ID *****6256) Date: February 08, 2005 at 16:40:37
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Source: "The Stewart-Houston Times" Newspaper, a weekly newspaper of Stewart County and Houston County in Tennessee

Date of Newspaper: Thursday, September 13, 1945
Page: Front Page

Article Title: "Cpl. Durrwachter Enroute Home; Was Jap Prisoner"

Cpl. Henry L. Durrwachter, Jr. is on his way home after being released from a Japanese prisoner of war camp, where he was held captive since December 1941. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Durrwachter Sr. of St. Louis, Missouri, formerly of this county; learned Saturday. The message said "Liberated" and placed on a ship September 6. Cpl. Durrwachter was taken a prisoner on Wake Island while fighting with the Marines, trying to defend Wake Island from repeated Japanese attacks. He is the grandson of Mrs. Ollie Durrwachter of Dover.

If anyone is interested in a copy of the full and original obituary, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope.

For mailing instructions please contact me at kaitysmom@peoplestel.net.


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