Arthur served as a Private, Headquaters, 59th Coast Artillery Corps, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Bexar County, Texas prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army Coast Artillery Corps on February 6, 1941, prior to the war, at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.
Arthur 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 later repatriated here on November 6, 1947.
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Gravesite Details Pvt, US Army, World War II
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