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PVT Francis S Bushman
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1921
Grand Portage
Cook County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jan. 16, 1943, China

Francis served as a Private, Battery F, 60th Coast Artillery, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Cook County, Minnesota prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on January 28, 1941, prior to the war, at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

Francis became a POW of the Japanese Army during the Battle of Bataan in the Philippines.

He "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army at Hoten Pow Camp, Mukden, Manchuria 42-123 (China) during the war.

He was awarded the Prisoner Of War Medal and the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in the POW Camp in China and was later repatriated here in 1949.

Service # 17024991

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
ShaneO for submitting this record for bio updates! 
 
Inscription:
PVT, 60 COAST ARTY WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
Holy Rosary Cemetery
Grand Portage
Cook County
Minnesota, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 47.96619, -89.6834
 
Created by: ShaneO
Record added: Sep 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58991178
PVT Francis S Bushman
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PVT Francis S Bushman
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Jun. 6, 2016
Minnesota
- Russ Pickett
 Added: Jun. 4, 2016
NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Cook County, Minnesota...Died Non-Battle...Japanese Prisoner Of War...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: May. 9, 2016
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