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CPL Francis W Lefebvre

Connecticut, USA
Death 12 Jul 1942 (aged 25–26)
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
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Memorial ID 169689537 · View Source
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Francis served as a Corporal, 3rd Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on October 7, 1940, prior to the war, in Hartford, Connecticut. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Sales clerk 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 # 11010378

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: 10 Sep 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 169689537
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Francis W Lefebvre (1916–12 Jul 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 169689537, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .