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James Eric Straus

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

James Eric Straus

59th Coast Artillery Regiment


Madison, WI

Date of Birth


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.