Robert W. Kentner

Robert W. Kentner

(January 29, 1917 — November 29, 2003), stationed at the U.S. Naval Hospital, Cañacao, serving as a pharmacist mate. P.O.W. in Bilibid Prison, Manila.

4-11-44

One U.S. Army hospital corpsman departed for Las Pinas work detail this date.

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4-12-44

A member of the Japanese Army Air detail was confined in the brig by the Japanese upon the recommendation of the Senior Medical Officer for

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4-14-44

Movies were presented by the Japanese at 1930 this date. One antimated [animated] cartoon and the feature picture entitled “Vivacious Lady”, starring James Stewart and

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4-18-44

One patient admitted from Japanese work detail at Caloocan, P.I, PARKER, R.D., SGT, USMC, who attempted escape on 4-14-44, was removed from Camp brig at

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4-20-44

A draft, consisting of 109 patients and 22 well men (total draft: 131) departed  for Cabanatuan, at 1430 this date. Patient census 534. Camp census

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4-21-44

The following named patient died at 0400 this date and was buried in the hospital plot, row four, grave twenty-two. Cause of death: Pneumonia, lobar: 

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4-22-44

Fifteen (15) patients admitted from prisoner work detail at Clark Field at 1000 this date. Four (4) patients admitted from Pasay at 1800 this date.

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4-24-44

A draft of seven (7) patients and twenty (20) well men, departed for Cabanatuan at 1430 this date. Patient census 598. Camp census l,010.

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4-25-44

Two patients admitted from Port Area work detail at 1000 this date. At 1030 this date eighteen (18) patients admitted from Nielson Field. The following

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4-26-44

One medical officer and five hospital corpsmen, U. S. Army, arrived from Cabanatuan at 1530 this date to accompany a one hundred and fifty man

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4-27-44

Five (5) truck drivers arrived from Los Banos at 1030 this date. One hundred and fifty (150) patients and above mentioned truck drivers and medical

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4-29-44

Tenko of Camp conducted between 0230 and 0320 this date incident to alarm caused by contact, of an unknown nature, with the protective wire on

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4-30-44

Memorial services commemorating those who died in the past year were held in the Bilibid cemetery. Staff and patient personnel were in attendance. Captain N.

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5-1-44

Seven (7) well prisoners brought to this camp from Naga, Camarines Sur, P.I. Routine monthly reports submitted to Japanese. Camp census 888. Patient census 466.

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5-3-44

A large quantity of food supplies were received this date from neutral sympathizers in the City of Manila, this date. Personal messages, cards (fifty word

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5-6-44

One patient admitted from Caloocan. One patient admitted from Japanese brig. Two members of the Army Air detail were confined to the brig by the

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5-7-44

Five (5) patients admitted from Pasay Work detail at 1000 this date. One of these patients, GRORY, H.C. , PFC, USA, was admitted in a

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5-8-44

GRORY, H.C., PFC USA, ASN: 19006392, died at 0030 this date. Cause of death: Pneumonia, lobar. Burial services conducted. Buried in hospital plot, row four,

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5-10-44

Forty-three (43) patients admitted from Clark Field, work detail at 1030 this date. Dr. Nogi inspected the hospital this date. One member of the Japanese

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5-13-44

The Japanese directed that a list be prepared of all service personnel who were on duty at Fort Santiago or Fort McKinley prior to the

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5-14-44

Three (3) patients admitted from Port Area and five (5) patients admitted from Palawan this date.

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5-15-44

One patient from Las Pinas and one patient from Corregidor admitted to this hospital this date.

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5-16-44

One officer patient admitted from Japanese brig this date. Diagnosis: Malnutrition. Two men formerly admitted from Nielson Field were transferred to that place this date,

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5-17-44

Staff hospital corps personnel commended by letter of Senior Medical Officer this date, for loyalty, competency in discharge of duty and maintenance of excellent morale

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5-19-44

GRIFFIN, James William, Sergeant, U.S. Army, patient in dysentery ward of this hospital, while taking a sun bath was deliberately shot by a Japanese sentry

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10-20-44

At 0700 this date air alert was sounded; 0917 secure. Air alert sounded again at 1400; 1500 secure. Patient census: 591.  Camp census; 2,130.

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10-21-44

Air alert sounded at 0755; 0830 air raid alarm sounded. 0920 air raid secured – back on alert. At 1400 this date a draft  of

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10-24-44

REESE, Charles Athol, Technical Sergeant, U.S. Army, ASN: 6383509, died at 0520 this date. Cause of death: Beriberi (cardiac). This man was a member of

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10-27-44

Air alert sounded at 0810. MOORE, James G., Private first Class,  U.S. Army, ASN: 6700930, died at 0005 this date. Cause of death: Dysentery, amebic.

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