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Martin William Cahill
Catherine Guiney
Anton A Dornieden
Josepha Diedrich
William Martin Cahill
Mary Magdalen Dornieden

Martin Anthony Cahill


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1. Lela Taylor

Martin Anthony Cahill

  • Born: 24 Feb 1918, San Francisco, California, USA
  • Marriage (1): Lela Taylor
  • Died: 24 0ct 1944, South China Sea, WW2

bullet   Cause of his death was Killed whilst a P.O.W. in WW2.


bullet  General Notes:

Martin was captured by the Japanese in the Phillipines when Bataan fell in WW2. He was a POW for 2 years before being placed on a ship - the Arisan Maru - for transportation to Japan. This was one of the notorious Japanese "hell ships" in which the prisoners were kept in deplorable conditions. The ship was torpedoed by a US submarine and sank en route to Japan and he was killed.


Martin married Lela Taylor. (Lela Taylor was born in 1920 and died in 2007.)

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