Carl served as a Technician Fifth Grade, Signal Corps, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army Signal Corps on February 13, 1941, prior to the war, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in the manufacture of textiles and also as Single, without dependents.
Carl 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 on November 4, 1947.
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Russell S. "Russ" Pickett
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