Pvt Pete Gordon Junk

Pvt Pete Gordon Junk

Birth
Oklahoma, USA
Death 4 Dec 1942 (aged 21)
China
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Q 245
Memorial ID 116104091 · View Source
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Pete served as a Private, Battery D, 60th Coast Artillery Regiment (Anti-Aircraft), Coast Artillery Corps, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Coast Artillery Corps on February 10, 1941, prior to the war, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

Pete 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 on October 10, 1949.

Service # 18049938

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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


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  • Created by: Jeff Hall
  • Added: 26 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 116104091
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Pete Gordon Junk (6 Dec 1920–4 Dec 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 116104091, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Jeff Hall (contributor 47296194) .