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Pvt Alex J Sabo

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Pvt Alex J Sabo

Birth
Maryland, USA
Death 7 Dec 1944 (aged 25)
China
Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Plot D, 0, 1166
Military Private, U.S. Army Air Force
Memorial ID 1146251 View Source
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Alex served as a Private, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Baltimore, Maryland prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on June 10, 1941, prior to the war, in Baltimore, Maryland. He was noted as being employed as a Semiskilled mechanic and also as Single, without dependents.

Alex became a Prisoner Of War of the Japanese Army and was held at the Hoten Pow Camp, Mukden, Manchuria.

Alex was one of 19 POW's "Killed In Action" when two bombs from an American B-29 stuck the camp.

He received the Prisoner Of War Medal and the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in the Hoten POW Camp Cemetery in China and was later repatriated here on October 29, 1947.

Service # 13024657

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Others who died in this bombing incident:

Buck, William E ~ PFC, AR
Carr, Ulysis B ~ PFC, AL
Fleming, John W ~ Sgt, NM
Grizzard, Herbert W ~ MM1c, TN
Jette, Leon R ~ Pvt, MT
Lane, Arthur V ~ PTR1, CA
Long, Roy J ~ Sgt, IL
Mabry, Lonnie G ~ RM2, VA
Mitchell, Robert E ~ Sgt, NM
Privatsky, Edward E ~ Pvt, ID
Ravin, Frederick S ~ TM1c, OR
Roetschke, Ralph W ~ Pvt, TX
Sabo, Alex J ~ Pvt, MD
Skabicki, Leon ~ Pfc, NJ
Sutton, Billy S ~ Sgt, WV
Wood, Kenneth C ~ MM3, CA

Listing by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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