WT2C US Navy
World War II
Paul served as a Water Tender Second Class, Submarine Tender U.S.S. Canopus (AS-9), U.S. Navy during World War II.
He resided in Montana prior to the war.
The Canopus was scuttled in Mariveles Bay, Bataan by her own crew, to deny her use to the enemy in the "Fall of Bataan" during the war.
Paul then became a POW of the Japanese Army in April, 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.
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SAILOR'S RITES SET AT CEMETERY
Paul Tulloch Died in Jap Hospital
The ashes of Watertender Second Class Paul Sanford Tulloch, former Billings and Columbus resident, who died Nov. 29, 1942, in a Japanese prison hospital on Formosa, will arrive at Smith's funeral home Tuesday night. Graveside committal services will be held in Soldiers' plot at Mountview cemetery Thursday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. R.H. Moorman, First Baptist pastor, officiating.
Mr. Tulloch, who was taken prisoner on the fall of Corregidor, died at the age of 24. He enlisted in the navy in Billings in 1934 and was serving in the Philippines at the time of the Pearl Harbor attack.
He was born Feb. 13, 1918, in McKenzie county, North Dakota, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Tulloch. The family came to Billings in July 1920 and 10 years later moved to Columbus. He attended Billings and Columbus schools.
Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Enid Tulloch of 1224 Howard avenue, and a brother, Robert D. Tulloch of the same address.
(Billings Gazzette, 12 Dec 1948)
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