CPL James H Francis

CPL James H Francis

Birth
Texas, USA
Death 27 Dec 1942 (aged 29)
China
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot A, 714
Memorial ID 3774981 · View Source
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James served as a Corporal, Battery G, 59th Coast Artillery, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Harris County, Texas prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on February 2, 1940, prior to the war.

James 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 in January 25, 1949.

Service # 6259591

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3774981
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL James H Francis (16 Apr 1913–27 Dec 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3774981, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .