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Pvt James W Gilbert

Pvt James W Gilbert

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 2 Jun 1942 (aged 23–24)
Philippines
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets Of The Missing
Memorial ID 56788309 · View Source
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James served as a Private, Headquarters Squadron, 27th Bomber Group, Light, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on December 4, 1940, prior to the war, in Concord, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

James "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army in the Philippines during the war. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 11015372

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56788309
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt James W Gilbert (1918–2 Jun 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56788309, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .