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Juganji Temple
"This is a picture when soldier's ashes were delivered to G.H.Q. in Octover (sic) 1945. (photo by Osak Asahi Press)"

The ashes of over 1,000 Allied POWs were interred in Juganji Temple prior to the end of the War. In October, 1945 they were transferred to Yokohama.

On the boxes shown in the photo the following labels can be seen:

American 485
British 381
Dutch 163

NX2174 - HALL, Walter Edward (Legs), Pte. - B Company, 10 Platoon was killed accidently (fractured skull) while POW in Kobe Japan. He died of his injuries on 15/8/1943, and was cremated. His ashes were interred in Juganji Temple, Osaka. The urn was transferred to the USAF Mausoleum, Yokohama, and then his ashes were laid to rest in Yokoham Cemetery on 4/12/1945.
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Juganji Temple

"This is a picture when soldier's ashes were delivered to G.H.Q. in Octover (sic) 1945. (photo by Osak Asahi Press)"

The ashes of over 1,000 Allied POWs were interred in Juganji Temple prior to the end of the War. In October, 1945 they were transferred to Yokohama.

On the boxes shown in the photo the following labels can be seen:

American 485
British 381
Dutch 163

NX2174 - HALL, Walter Edward (Legs), Pte. - B Company, 10 Platoon was killed accidently (fractured skull) while POW in Kobe Japan. He died of his injuries on 15/8/1943, and was cremated. His ashes were interred in Juganji Temple, Osaka. The urn was transferred to the USAF Mausoleum, Yokohama, and then his ashes were laid to rest in Yokoham Cemetery on 4/12/1945.

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Album name:makan / Junganji Temple
Keywords:20101027a
Source:2/30 Battalion Archives
Date:c 10/1945
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Date added:Oct 27, 2010
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