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Corp Raymond H Harshbarger

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Corp Raymond H Harshbarger

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 16 Mar 1943 (aged 26)
China
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot A 792
Memorial ID 56110094 View Source
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Raymond served as a Corporal, 17th Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on August 1, 1940, prior to the war, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

Raymond 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 February 3, 1949.

Service # 13002454

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" PickettRaymond Harshbarger died in a Japanese POW camp in 1943. He is buried in the National Cemetery in Honolulu, HI.
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  • Maintained by: Jeff Hall
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56110094
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/56110094/raymond-h-harshbarger : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Raymond H Harshbarger (12 Dec 1916–16 Mar 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56110094, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Jeff Hall (contributor 47296194) .