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Sgt Joe Bill Chastain
Birth: Jan. 25, 1920
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 31, 1943
Shenyang
Liaoning, China

US MARINE CORPS 4TH REGT

Sgt. Joe B. Chastain was part of the 4th Marines. He was captured by the japanese and taken to Mukden, Manchuria and imprisoned in the Hoten prisoner of war camp. He and two others escaped, were recaptured and executed by the japanese. "June 21st, 1943 - Corporal Victor Paliotti USMC, Frederick Merringola USN and Sgt. Joe B. Chastain all escaped. July 12th, 1943 - Re-captured and brought back. July 31st, 1943 - The ones who escaped were shot." 
 
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 Parents:
  Starling Edd Chastain (1900 - 1967)
 
 Siblings:
  Joe Bill Chastain (1920 - 1943)
  Starling E (Sam) Chastain (1922 - 1995)*
  Pat L Chastain (1924 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rosemound Cemetery
Waco
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Plot: N 71
 
Created by: couchpotato
Record added: Nov 11, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6920592
Sgt Joe Bill Chastain
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