PFC John H Gipp

PFC John H Gipp

Birth
Death 28 Nov 1942 (aged 27)
China
Burial Troy, Oakland County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 107175898 · View Source
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John served as a Private First Class, Battery H, 200th Coast Artillery, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Michigan prior to the war.

John 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 # 36106791

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
ShaneO for submitting this record for bio updates!


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PFC, 200 COAST ARTY WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: ShaneO
  • Added: 23 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 107175898
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC John H Gipp (8 Jan 1915–28 Nov 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 107175898, citing White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery, Troy, Oakland County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by ShaneO (contributor 47009366) .