Mirma John Howard Sparks

Death 14 May 1943 (aged 43)
Burial Everett, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 166252582 View Source
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Mirma served as a Machinist's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Pennsylvania prior to the war.

Mirma 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 # 2500552

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 30 Jun 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 166252582
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mirma John Howard Sparks (26 Apr 1900–14 May 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 166252582, citing Providence Union Church Cemetery, Everett, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .