Chester served as a Sergeant, 2nd Observation Squadron, 27th Bombardment Group (Light), U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.
He resided in Gallatin County, Montana prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army on December 18, 1939, prior to the war.
Chester 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 November 17, 1949.
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Russell S. "Russ" Pickett
Gravesite Details Entered the service from Montana.
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