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Benjamin Nathan Rauch, Jr.

Benjamin Nathan Rauch, Jr.Benjamin Nathan Rauch, Jr.

Purple HeartPrisoner of War Medal

Rank/Rate Radioman, First Class
Service Number 291 64 00
Birth Date September 15, 1921
From Terre Haute, Indiana
Decorations Purple Heart, Prisoner of War Medal
Ship USS Canopus (AS-9)
Date of Death October 24, 1944
Location Aboard the Hellship Arisan Maru
Circumstances Died when Arisan Maru, transporting Allied Prisoners of War from the Philippines to Japan, was sunk by USS Shark (SS-314)
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