PVT Hector J Langevin

Birth
Michigan, USA
Death 15 Feb 1944 (aged 24)
China
Burial Kawkawlin, Bay County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 165082534 · View Source
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Hector served as a Private, Battery F, 60th Coast Artillery Regiment (Anti-Aircraft), Coast Artillery Corps, U.S. Army during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army Coast Artillery Corps on February 4, 1941, prior to the war, in Detroit, Michigan. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

Hector 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 in 1948.

Service # 16013442

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 15 Jun 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 165082534
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Hector J Langevin (18 Dec 1919–15 Feb 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 165082534, citing Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Kawkawlin, Bay County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .