David F. Turner

David F. Turner

Birth
Iowa, USA
Death 26 Nov 1942 (aged 25)
China
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot Section G Site 178
Memorial ID 3055056 · View Source
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David served as a Sergeant, 3rd Pursuit Squadron, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Rock Island County, Illinois prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on July 8, 1939, prior to the war. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being a Widower, without dependents.

David 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 March 24, 1950.

Service # 6911363

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Gravesite Details Sgt, US Army Air Forces, World War II

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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3055056
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David F. Turner (6 Sep 1917–26 Nov 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3055056, citing Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .