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
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett
TEXAS 1 SGT CORPS OF MIL POLICE
WORLD WAR II
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