PVT Charles H Harris

PVT Charles H Harris

Birth
Death 9 Dec 1942 (aged 20)
China
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot A, 771
Memorial ID 3777107 · View Source
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Charles served as a Private, 60th Coast Artillery Regiment (Anti-Aircraft), Coast Artillery Corps, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Knox County, Indiana prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Coast Artillery Corps on February 4, 1941, prior to the war, at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Office Clerk and also as Single, without dependents.

Charles 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.

Service # 15061750

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3777107
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Charles H Harris (21 Aug 1922–9 Dec 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3777107, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .