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
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett
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ShaneO for submitting this record for bio updates!
PFC, 200 COAST ARTY WORLD WAR II
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