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PVT Roy L Davidson

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PVT Roy L Davidson

Birth
Kentucky, USA
Death 1 Jan 1943 (aged 35)
China
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot C 640
Memorial ID 56128297 View Source
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Roy served as a Private, Battery E, 59th Coast Artillery Corps, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Morgan County, Illinois prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Coast Artillery Corps on February 1, 1941, prior to the war, in Peoria, Illinois. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Farm Hand and also as Single, without dependents.

Roy 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 February 3, 1949.

Service # 16017857

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Jeff Hall for submitting this record for bio updates!


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  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56128297
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/56128297/roy-l-davidson : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Roy L Davidson (8 Mar 1907–1 Jan 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56128297, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave (contributor 8) .