Sgt George Jacob “Jake” Worrick, Jr

Sgt George Jacob “Jake” Worrick, Jr

Birth
Death 7 Jan 1943 (aged 26)
China
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot A 789
Memorial ID 110222722 · View Source
Suggest Edits

George served as a Sergeant, 4th Marine Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He resided in Ohio prior to the war.

George became a POW of the Japanese Army during the "Fall Of the Philippines" in 1942.

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 repatriated here.

Service # 280628

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Jeff Hall for submitting this record for bio updates!


Sponsored by Ancestry

Advertisement

Plan a visit to George Worrick?

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Created by: Jeff Hall
  • Added: 8 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110222722
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt George Jacob “Jake” Worrick, Jr (24 Jun 1916–7 Jan 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110222722, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Jeff Hall (contributor 47296194) .