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PFC Richard F Larue

PFC Richard F Larue

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 25 Jul 1942 (aged 23–24)
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets Of The Missing
Memorial ID 56789343 · View Source
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Richard served as a Private First Class, Headquarters Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on September 17, 1940, prior to the war, in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

He was taken prisoner in the capture of the Bataan Peninsula & Corregidor, Philippine Islands in April & May, 1942.

Richard "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army at POW Camp 1, Cabanatuan, Nueva Province, Luzon, Philippines during the war.

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

Service # 11014622

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56789343
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Richard F Larue (1918–25 Jul 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56789343, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .