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Feb. 1978 - Philippine Defenders Main

Feb. 1978 - Philippine Defenders Main

COL. MAUPIN CLINTON S.

COL. MAUPIN CLINTON S. MAUPIN, COL. M.D. (RET) One time kMwn as the DEAN of NUCLEAR MEDICINE oftbe U. S. ARMY MEDICAL CORPS, died at his home in Waurika. Okla. on Sunday. Oct. 2, 1m, after a year's illness. He died and lived the life of a true soldier. He is survived by his wile. Rebecca Maupin; twosons, Terrance and Bill, both of Las Vegas, Nevada and one daughter, Norilla Plaw, Fountain Valley, calif. Col. Maupin was very proud of his six grandchildren. Col . Maupin was born Jan. 13, 1908, graduating from Waurika HighSchool in 19216; then in 1934 received two B.S. degrees from the University of Oklahoma, in mathematics and science. 'Iben in 1937, served his residency at the University of Oklahoma Hospital, and entered the Army in 1938. After being captured on Bataan with Hospital No. 2 personnel, survived the P .O.W. camps that followed, including the horrible trials of the Oryoku Maru sinking, and the replacement vessel which was sunk in Tatao, Famcsa harbour, and then nearly dying of exposure OIl the way to Mukden during the extreme cold of winter with practically no clothes for keeping the body warm. While on the staff of the Surgeon General of the U. S. Anny. Col. Maupin was the Special Auistant to the SUrgeon General in the Field of Nuclear Medicine. Col. Maupin, M.D. was the only medical officer to see aU the atomic bombs detonated, with the exception of the first three, the last two being Hiro6bima and Nagasaki. Col. Maupin was a LIFE member of the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor . . . - - -- SGT. BAKER M / SGT. USA (RET) SANFORD G. BAKER, died of service connected heart failure on SEPT. 28, Hm, in Mideat City, OKLA. He was given full military rites at the cemetery in Lexington, Okla. on Sept. 30, 1m. He was a member of the 58th CA on Corregidoc and finished the war in OMINE MAcm P .O.W. Camp in Japan, where be worked in the coal mine for seven days per week ... He was survived by his wife, Mn. Marguerite Baker, 20B W. Mimoea Drive, MldweatCity, Okla. 73110. Mrs. Jeue Currier, 410 W. Kelvin Court, Spring Hill, Fla. 33512 died while attending the faU meetin8 of the Florida state Chapter in Sl Petersburg. Stanley Godek from Strongsville, Ohio died in Dec. 1m at the age of 60. Stan was from Sl.t. Inf. Co. K . MA Y THEY REST IN PEACE Funeral service for Robert G. Johns, Sr., 59, of 1000 Coolidge Avenue was conducted at 10 a.m. Monday in the Kuecks-Woolsey Funeral Home. Rev. Dale Catlin, pastor of F irst United Methodist Church ofCiclated. Mr. Johns died unexpectedly in his home at 12:011 p.m . July 30, 1m. Bom at Pekin July 31, 1918. he was a son of John and Lillie Stufflebeam Johns. His marriage to Vicki CUicio 0CCUI'T'ed. here July 5, 1947. A United States Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Johns was a survivor of the infamous Bataan Death March and was a prisoner of war for three and one-half years. He had been employed as an electrician in Caterpillar Tractor Company's East Peoria plant for 30 years. Surviving are his wfie; one son, Robert G. Johns, Jr., of Peoriaand one brother, Earl. Albert Channeld from Lombard, m. died Nov. 11, 1m at the age of 63 of a heart attack. AI was from 200th CAC. P ,N.C. Sam Moody reports Homer Harris and Albert Gliboo both of Florida died Dec. 17,lm. No details given. BENISHAKE HURlEY - Mrs. Rose E. Benilhake of 34 Mountain View Ave., Hurley, died at her home. She was the wife of National Secretary AlexBenlshake. Born in West Shokan, abe was the daughter of the late Albert and Jennie _North. Mrs. Beniabake was employed as manager of the Kinglton Tnllt Co., Hurley Branch. Sbe was a member of the Hurley Reformed Church, the Hurley Fire Co. Auxiliary, the Hurley Republican Club, the Am and the American Women Banker's Auoctation. She was treasurer 01 the Hurley FireDlitrictNo. l . Surviving are her husblJid, Alex L. Senishake; two daupten, Mra. Benjamin G. (Betty) Styles and Mrs. Ronald (Shirley) Countryman, both of Cottekill; a lOll, Vernoa Burper 01 OHvebridge; two stepcia......... Mn. DouiJu (Donna) MacKinlay of Tucson, Am., and Mrs. Jerry (Denise) MeAUister 01 Troy; a stepson, Bruce Beniahake of EDenville; two brothers, Frank ofWeetShokaoand Harry North of Accord; 10 grandchildren, several nieces aada nephew. COL. CHAST AINE Services for Col. Ben H. Chastaine (USA-ReL) , a survivor of a Japanese POW camp in the Philippines in World War II, was held at Mt. LebaDOn Christian Church, Cedar Boulevard and HoUycrest Drive, Mt. Lebanon. Col. Chastaine, 88, of 55 Highland Road, Mt. Lebanon, died Saturday (Jan. 21) in the Baptist Nursing Center of Mt. Lebanon. A native of Tennessee. he was a veteran of both world wars. He was a recipient ol the Silver Star, Legion of Merit and French Croix de Guerre. Although he was over the age for active military duty when the United States entered World War 11, he responded to a request to serve from Gen. Douglas MacArthur and was stationed on the Island of Mindanao in the Philippines at the time of the faU of Sataan and Corregidor to the Japanese. He and aU senior officers in the Pacific area, were forced to surrender. Col. Cbastaine spent three and a half yean as a prisoner of war under the Japanese. Upon his retinment after 35 years' service in the anny in 1949. he worked in vsrious capaclHes for Ryan Homes Ioc. Col . Chutaine was a charter member of ML Lebanon Christian COOrch and served as chairman of the congregation, as a trustee andasa Bibleclass teAcher. He is survived by his wife, Mary Cbastaine; a daughter, Mrs. E .M. Ryan of Mt. Lebanon; a son, Richard W. McCan 01 Upper S1. Clair; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Burial was in ArlingtDn NatiOD.lI Cemetery. LESLIE A. GILBERT GILBERT, Leslie A. - SS, of Roseburg died at a Roseburg hospital November 28, 1m. He was born May 21 , 1922 at Yakima, Washington. He had lived in the Roseburg area for the past 21 years. He was overseas 4 years and 4 months, during which time be was decorated with the Infantry Combat Badge, Silver Star Medal. Distinguished Unit Badge with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal with 1 Bronze Star, Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon with 1 Brooze Star. Philippine Defense Ribbon with 1 Bronze Star, W. W. II Victory Medal, American Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was taken prisoner of war on April 8, 1942, and was sent to Mukden, Northern Japan totbecoalmiDM where he contacted TB while working there. He returned to the United States on October 25, 1945, and was separated from the service May 28, 1946. Survivors are his wife; Frances of Roseburg, 2 sons; Les, Jr., of Olympia, Washington, John, and 1 daughter. FEBRUARY, 1118-7

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