Jim served as a Private, Battery E, 59th Coast Artillery Regiment (Harbor Defense), Coast Artillery Corps, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Nebraska prior to the war.
Jim 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
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