PFC Carl R Capes

PFC Carl R Capes

Birth
Death 11 Apr 1943 (aged 25)
China
Burial San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot SECTION D, SITE 456
Memorial ID 3876246 · View Source
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Carl served as a Private First Class, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Kitsap County, Washington prior to the war.

Carl 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 later repatriated here on November 6, 1947.

Service # 19030463

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3876246
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Carl R Capes (8 Mar 1918–11 Apr 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3876246, citing Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .