PVT Melville J Edelbrock

PVT Melville J Edelbrock

Birth
New York, USA
Death 24 Jan 1943 (aged 32)
China
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot SECTION A SITE 410
Memorial ID 56129398 · View Source
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Melville served as a Private, Battery I, 59th Coast Artillery, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Stearns County, Minnesota prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on February 6, 1941, prior to the war. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in a Foundry and also as Single, without dependents.

Robert became a POW of the Japanese Army during the Battle of Bataan in the Philippines.

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 in January 24, 1949.

Service # 18001669

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
ShaneO for submitting this record for bio updates!


Inscription

PVT, 59 COAST ARTY CORPS WORLD WAR II

Gravesite Details He is also listed on the Roseau County Veteran's Memorial in Roseau,MN. 64513987

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  • Maintained by: ShaneO
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56129398
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Melville J Edelbrock (24 Dec 1910–24 Jan 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56129398, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by ShaneO (contributor 47009366) .