Jackson served as a Private, Battery H, 60th Coast Artillery (AntiAircraft), U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Los Angeles County, California prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army Coast Artillery Corps on February 27, 1941, prior to the war, at Fort MacArthur, San Pedro, California. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Plumber and also as Single, without dependents.
Jackson 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 later repatriated here in 1947..
Service # 19056525
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett
Gravesite Details "Flat Marble Marker" ~ Entered the service from California
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