TSGT Clarence S Pyle


TSGT Clarence S Pyle

Death 21 Nov 1942 (aged 26)
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Q, 446
Memorial ID 3789642 View Source
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Clarence served as a Technical Sergeant, 24th Pursuit Group, V Interceptor Command, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Multnomah County, Oregon prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on January 6, 1940, prior to the war. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in the production of miscellaneous petroleum and coal products and also as Single, without dependents.

Clarence 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 October 10, 1949.

Service # 6579798

At the families request, the state of Wyoming was added to his headstone instead of his state of residence, as was normally done, (Oregon).

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


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  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 3789642
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for TSGT Clarence S Pyle (7 Apr 1916–21 Nov 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 3789642, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .