PFC Paul A Walsh

PFC Paul A Walsh

Birth
Death 27 Nov 1942 (aged 24)
China
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Q 298
Memorial ID 56134664 · View Source
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Paul served as a Private First Class, Battery A, 200th Coast Artillery Regiment (Anti-Aircraft), Coast Artillery Corps, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Lea County, New Mexico prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on March 19, 1941, prior to the war, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in the production of miscellaneous petroleum and coal products and also as Single, without dependents.

Paul 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 October 10, 1949.

Service # 38012018

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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


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  • Maintained by: Jeff Hall
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56134664
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Paul A Walsh (13 Sep 1918–27 Nov 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56134664, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Jeff Hall (contributor 47296194) .