PVT Francis S Bushman

PVT Francis S Bushman

Birth
Grand Portage, Cook County, Minnesota, USA
Death 16 Jan 1943 (aged 21)
China
Burial Grand Portage, Cook County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 58991178 · View Source
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Francis served as a Private, Battery F, 60th Coast Artillery, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Cook County, Minnesota prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on January 28, 1941, prior to the war, at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

Francis became a POW of the Japanese Army during the Battle of Bataan in the Philippines.

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.

He was originally interred in the POW Camp in China and was later repatriated here in 1949.

Service # 17024991

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
ShaneO for submitting this record for bio updates!


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PVT, 60 COAST ARTY WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: ShaneO
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58991178
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Francis S Bushman (15 Jun 1921–16 Jan 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58991178, citing Holy Rosary Cemetery, Grand Portage, Cook County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by ShaneO (contributor 47009366) .