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PVT John H Taylor

Birth
Connecticut, USA
Death 13 May 1942 (aged 19–20)
Philippines
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot N Row 8 Grave 87
Memorial ID 172848296 · View Source
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John served as a Private, 48th Materiel Squadron, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

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

He enlisted as a Private in the Army Air Corps on December 11, 1940, prior to the war, in Hartford, Connecticut. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Plumbers apprentice and also as Single, without dependents.

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

John "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army at POW Camp 4 O'donnel, Tarlac, Luzon, Philippines 15-120 during the war.

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

Service # 11010541

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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PVT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 17 Nov 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 172848296
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT John H Taylor (1922–13 May 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 172848296, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .