Photo by B. Charley
Glen Albert Dutton was the son of Mrs.
Lillie Pearl Kesler Moss Roehm of Clovis,
New Mexico. He was one of the handful of
Palawan victims not buried in the common
grave at Jefferson Barracks National
Although there is an obvious relationship
between Glen Dutton and 200th Coast
Artillery men (below), as a 60th Coast
Artillery man, he was part of Corregidor's
Harbor Defenses, while the 200th & 515th
Coast Artillery fought in the battles for
Luzon and Bataan. However, (107) 200th &
515th men did make their way to Corregidor
at the surrender of Bataan, and were
absorbed into other units on Corregidor to
continue the fight.
Lillie Pearl was the mother of
John David Moss
(515th Coast Artillery, d. Cabanatuan) &
(60th Coast Artillery, d. 12/14/1944), and
the step-mother of
Robert R. Roehm (515th Coast
GLEN ALBERT DUTTON
AND ALBERT MOSS THE SAME MAN ?
Lillie Pearl married Salem Horace Roehm, her
sister Roxie's former husband, sometime
between April 1943 and September 1945.
Robert R. Roehm was the son of Roxie Olive
Kesler & Salem Horace Roehm. By September
1945, Roxie had remarried; her last name was
In her "It Tolled for New Mexico", Matson
notes that John Moss was possibly the cousin
of Robert Roehm; was the 1/2 brother of Glen
Dutton, and the cousin of 200th Coast
Alfred Haws (Liberated) &
Claude Haws (d.
In fact, the Haws brothers were in-laws of
John Moss whose sister, Mary Loyce Moss, was
the wife of Alfred Haws.
More for Glen Dutton:
NARA: Glen A. Dutton,
born 1913 in Missouri
Registered voter, Reno,
Nevada, Ward 1, Reno Evening Gazette,
Aug. 3, 1936
Washoe District Number 1, Order No. 2696,
Serial No. 1835, Reno Evening Gazette
(Reno, NV), Nov. 11, 1940
Resident of Washoe Co.,
NV when entered service at Fort McDowell,
Angel Island, CA Dec. 28, 1940
World War II Honor List
of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces
Personnel from Nevada, 1946
Official List of Army
Dead from Nevada Released, Nevada State
Journal (Reno, NV), Jun. 27, 1946
More for Albert Moss:
SEP 1917: Albert Moss
(Sr.) living in Clovis, Curry Co., NM, lists
next-of-kin, Mrs. Pearl Moss, on his WWI
Draft Registration Card.
JAN 1, 1920 US FED
Census, Curry County, New Mexico: Albert &
Pearl Moss are found with their children:
Albert (6y b. Missouri), Permelia (3-1/2y b.
Missouri) and John David (7mo b. New Mexico)
WWII Army Enlistment
record for Albert Moss from New Mexico is
not found; record for John D. Moss is found.
In January 1944, during
the 4th War Loan bond drive, Mandell's Store
in Clovis, New Mexico purchased bonds in the
names of Curry County men who were on Bataan
and Corregidor including John Moss and Glen
Dutton with no mention of Albert Moss.
Clovis News-Journal, Jan. 30, 1944.
John D. Moss appears for
Curry County Dead in the World War II Honor
List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air
Forces Personnel from New Mexico, 1946;
Albert Moss does not.
There was an Albert Moss
Jr. who was a prisoner of the Japanese. He
was with the 724th ORD Co. (AVN), 24th
Pursuit Group. He entered service May 16,
1941, was from Pennsylvania, and was
liberated at war's end.
Wanda Riley's obituary
states she was preceded in death by 3
brothers: Albert, Johnny & Freddy; and 3
sisters: Permalia, Doris & Albertina
Albert Benjamin Moss /
Glen Albert Dutton?
Lillie Permelia Smith /
John David Moss /
Doris Mildred Kyle /
Mary Loyce Haws /
Wanda Lee Riley /
Fred Aaron Moss /
Albertina Moss / unk-unk