PFC George W Hayes

Death 26 Nov 1943 (aged 25)
Burial Lima, Allen County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 164623323 View Source
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George was suppose to be buried in the Lima Cemetery that is now no longer in existence. Most remains and headstones were moved here.

George served as a Private First Class, Battery K, 59th Coast Artillery Corps, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Ohio prior to the war.

George 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.

Service # 19020889

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 12 Jun 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 164623323
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for PFC George W Hayes (3 Jun 1918–26 Nov 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 164623323, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima, Allen County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .