SSGT Willard Lincoln Haskell

Photo added by Jennifer Bennett Powers

SSGT Willard Lincoln Haskell

  • Birth 15 May 1921
  • Death 22 Jun 1997
  • Burial Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
  • Memorial ID 130299071

Son of Willard and Ruth (Swanson) Haskell.

Military Service: U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, 10 September 1940, Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States.

Sergeant Haskell was a ham radio operator in WWII. He spent over two years in a Japanese Prisoner of War camp and survived the Bataan Death March. Of 750 prisoners, he was one of only 76 to survive a Japanese Hell Ship.

The Pet Cemetery of Tucson was where he chose to be buried so that he could be buried next to his dogs.


Inscription


S SGT US ARMY AIR FORCES
WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Jennifer Bennett Powers
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 130299071
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Willard Lincoln Haskell (15 May 1921–22 Jun 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 130299071, citing Pet Cemetery of Tucson, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Jennifer Bennett Powers (contributor 47199003) .