1SGT Charles C Pinkston

1SGT Charles C Pinkston

Death 7 Dec 1942 (aged 24)
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot C, 638
Memorial ID 3789200 · View Source
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Charles served as a First Sergeant, 808th Military Police Company, Coast Artillery Corps, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Texas prior to the war.

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 repatriated here on February 3, 1949.

Service # 16013442

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Jeff Hall for submitting this record for bio updates!

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  • Maintained by: Jeff Hall
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3789200
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1SGT Charles C Pinkston (11 Sep 1918–7 Dec 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3789200, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Jeff Hall (contributor 47296194) .