PVT William L Fyke

PVT William L Fyke

Birth
Canada
Death 22 Nov 1942 (aged 20)
China
Burial
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Royal Oak, Oakland County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section N, lot 6, space 6
Memorial ID 163936361 · View Source
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William served as a Private, Battery A, 60th Coast Artillery, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Wayne County, Michigan prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on February 10, 1941, prior to the war, in Detroit, Michigan. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Driver and also as Single, without dependents.

William 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 the only son of Leroy and Fannie Fyke.

Service # 16013549

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 5 Jun 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 163936361
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT William L Fyke (24 Nov 1921–22 Nov 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 163936361, citing Oakview Cemetery, Royal Oak, Oakland County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .