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James Eric Straus

Graduating Class of 1944
Served in World War II
Attached photograph of Private Straus

Private
James Eric Straus

Army
59th Coast Artillery Regiment

Hometown

Madison, WI

Date of Birth

Unknown

Location of Death

South China Sea

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Taguig, Philippines

More About Private Straus

Private First Class Straus was shot when trying to escape a sinking POW ship called the Arisan Maru and is memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing at the Manila American Cemetery.