PFC Eugene Philip Beuchat, Jr

PFC Eugene Philip Beuchat, Jr

Birth
Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado, USA
Death 22 Dec 1942 (aged 23)
China
Burial Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 55274471 · View Source
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Son of Eugene and Alice Beuchat. Joined the Marines 12 Nov 1938. Stationed in Hawaii during 1940 and was assigned to D Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regient in Shanghai, China on 14 Nov, 1940, then relocated with his unit, to Manila shortly before the Japanese invasion of the Philippines. Reported as a POW 7 May 1942. Sailed to Pusan, Korea aboard the Japanese prison ship Tottori Maru and arrived at Camp Hoten, Mukden, Manchuria (present day Shengyang, China). Worked as a slave laborer until he died of beri-beri. Serial # 268911



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  • Created by: Don J
  • Added: 22 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55274471
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Eugene Philip Beuchat, Jr (27 Feb 1919–22 Dec 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55274471, citing Lakeside Cemetery, Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Don J (contributor 47106048) .