PFC Sterling Dunn Pickle

PFC Sterling Dunn Pickle

Birth
Death 27 Dec 1942 (aged 22)
China
Burial
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Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot 3, 2011-C
Memorial ID 3015364 · View Source
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Sterling served as a Private First Class, Company I, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He resided in Oklahoma prior to the war.

Sterling 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 December 20, 1948.

Service # 268115

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3015364
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Sterling Dunn Pickle (15 Mar 1920–27 Dec 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3015364, citing Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .