PFC Garth Fletcher was a POW who died in the Mukden Prison Camp in modern day Shenyang, China. His body was brought home for burial in 1946. A friend from the camp carried PFC Fletcher's wallet back to his family.
There is some confusion about his death date. The gravestone says May 3, 1943; his POW record in the Mukden Prisoner Of War Remembrance Society says Dec 12, 1942; the fellow veteran who carried Fletcher's wallet home gave his death date as Jan. 3, 1943. I chose to go with the veteran's date.
If you know more about this man, please let me know. I found his stone by accident on a walk and have been very touched by his story.
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