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PFC Peter Economopolos

PFC Peter Economopolos

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 9 Jun 1942 (aged 21–22)
Philippines
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot A Row 15 Grave 10
Memorial ID 56787901 · View Source
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Son of George Economopolos & Nicolitsa Economopolos who were both born in Greece.

Peter served as a Private First Class, 31st Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on May 10, 1941, prior to the war, in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in a sawmill and also as Single, without dependents.

Peter "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army in the Philippine Islands during the war.

He was awarded the "Distinguished Service Cross", Prisoner Of War Medal, and the Purple Heart.

Service # 11023645

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56787901
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Peter Economopolos (1920–9 Jun 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56787901, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .