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 )
Gravesite Details " Flat Granite Marker " - Entered the service from Michigan
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