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Ella Buuck's wartime diary

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Dates of events covered by this document: 
Mon, 1942-06-29 to Sat, 1942-08-29

The following exerpts of Ella Buuck's diary were kindly provided by Laura Darnell (nee Zeigler).


Marriage 17 August 1930 Fort Wayne Indiana

From passenger list SS President Cleveland which sailed from San Franciso to Hong Kong in  April 1939

Ella Marie Buuck age 33 missionary born  29 May 1904 Fort Wayne Indiana (She was Ella Marie Rodenbeck at birth)

Lorenz August Buuck age 35 missionary born 16 July 1905  Wren Ohio

Leonard Paul  Buuck  age 6 born  January 1933 Ichang China

Elaine L Buuck  age 1 born 26 July 1937 Kuling China

From reports of death of American Citizens Abroad

Death of Enno William Buuck born 6 September 1934 Ichang China died  from dysentery  30 September 1936 age 2 years 24 days

Robert E Buuck age 1 born 6th September 1940 Hong Kong  travelled back to the USA with parents and siblings on the Gripsholm arriving New York 25 August 1942


Lorenz Paul Buuck  died 15 September 1993 in Fort Wayne Indiana

Ella Marie Buuck born 39 May 1904 died 25 August 2004 in Nebraska