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PFC Donald Joseph Schanzbach

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PFC Donald Joseph Schanzbach

Birth
Death 9 Dec 1942 (aged 21)
China
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Q, 463
Memorial ID 3791568 View Source
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Donald served as a Private First Class, Company M, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He resided in Louisiana prior to the war.

Donald 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.

Service # 279749

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 3791568
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/3791568/donald-joseph-schanzbach : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Donald Joseph Schanzbach (10 Mar 1921–9 Dec 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 3791568, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .