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PFC Ralph Harris Goudy
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Birth: Jan. 3, 1920
Lewistown
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 1944, Japan

PFC. U.S. Marines, WW2-Pfc. Goudy died of food poisoning at Tokyo #5 Camp Kawasaki as a POW of the Japanese on 3-12-1944 while serving with the Marine Corps. He was captured in Peking, China on December 9, 1941 while serving as a Guard for the American Embassy.

He is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Willard Goudy of Canton, Illinois, and is a 1938 graduate of Canton H.S., and went into the Marine Corps in July of 1939, and did his training at Camp Elliott, California.

He is survived by two brothers, SSgt. Doyle Goudy of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, and Merle Goudy of Texas, and two sisters, Mrs. Louise Price of Chicago, and Mrs. Doris O'connell of Canton, Illinois.

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, American Defense Medal, Philippine Defense Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Pacific Camapign Medal with One Battle Star, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal. 
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Lewistown
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: David C. Henderson
Record added: Sep 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58290948
PFC Ralph Harris Goudy
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PFC Ralph Harris Goudy
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