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Tec4 Gordon M Bailey

Tec4 Gordon M Bailey

Birth
New York, USA
Death 12 Jul 1942 (aged 45–46)
Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija Province, Central Luzon, Philippines
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot N Row 9 Grave 38
Memorial ID 56750963 · View Source
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Gordon served as a Technician Fourth Grade, 31st Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided at 607 Washington Street S., East Rochester, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on November 30, 1939. He was noted as being Single, without dependents. He may have also been in World War I.

Gordon was taken prisoner by the Japanese in the fall of Bataan in April, 1942.

He "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army at POW Camp 1, Cabanatuan 1-2-3, Nueva Province, Luzon, Philippines during the war. Gordon was one of 45 POW’s to die that day in the Cabanatuan Prisoners Of War Camp.

He was awarded the Prisoner Of War Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 6980706

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56750963
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tec4 Gordon M Bailey (1896–12 Jul 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56750963, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .