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
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett
Gravesite Details " Flat Granite Marker " - Entered the service from Michigan
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