Charles served as a Private First Class, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 59th Coast Artillery Corps, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Oregon prior to the war.
Charles 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 later repatriated here in January 24, 1949.
Service # 19020918
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett
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