James R. Sorensen

James R. Sorensen

(September 1, 1896 — June 18, 1983), served in Battery D, 147th Field Artillery Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division; Philippines Civil Affairs Unit, Army Corps of Engineers; 6th Army.

Tue. Oct. 24, 1944

Arr Leyte, Philippine Islands. LST grounded too far away from beach for landing. Lost stern anchor. Spent day getting afloat and recovering anchor. Bombed by

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Wed. Oct. 25, 1944

Constant air bombing by Japs. Just before beaching the ship was hit forward. 41 men killed, many hurt. Ship was set afire and some vehicles

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Sat. Dec. 30, 1944

Lv. Eureka Sawmill, Tacloban, 9:00 AM, by truck convoy, arr. Catman Hill Beach, San Roque, 12:00 noon, loaded on L.S.T. #1018.

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Mon. Jan. 15, 1945

Beached east of Lingayen, 11:00 A.M. (Yellow Beach) Debarked 2:00 P.M. Reported C.P. 37th Div. Proceeded to Malasiqui (Province of Pangasinan), bivouaced Public Market 5:30

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