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.
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Russell S. "Russ" Pickett
Gravesite Details Sgt, US Army Air Forces, World War II
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