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CPL Francis W Hoyt

CPL Francis W Hoyt

Birth
Connecticut, USA
Death 24 Nov 1942 (aged 23–24)
Philippines
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot L Row 7 Grave 47
Memorial ID 168338506 · View Source
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Son of Charles W. Hoyt who resided in South Norwalk, Connecticut.

Francis served as a Corporal, 91st Bomber Squadron, 27th Bomber Group, Light, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Fairfield County, Connecticut prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on December 2, 1940, prior to the war, in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in printing and publishing and also as Single, without dependents.

He became a POW of the Japanese Army in the "Fall Of The Philippines" in May, 1942.

Francis "Died While A POW of the Japanese Army in the Philippines during the war.

He was awarded the Prisoner Of War Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 11019905

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Janice Hollandsworth for finding that this record was not recorded at Manila!

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 14 Aug 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 168338506
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Francis W Hoyt (1918–24 Nov 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 168338506, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .