Edward served as a Private, 59th Coast Artillery (Harbor Defense), U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Iowa prior to the war.
Edward 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.
His remains were not recovered.
Service # 37046659
He also has a Cenotaph in the New Providence Cemetery, New Providence, Iowa.
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Russell S. "Russ" Pickett