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PFC Joseph J. Barkowski

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PFC Joseph J. Barkowski

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 Dec 1942 (aged 27)
China
Burial Natrona Heights, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot St. Ladislaus
Memorial ID 68691049 View Source
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Joseph died in Hoten POW Camp in Manchuria, after suffering many privations in the hold of Totorri Maru, a Japanese "hell-ship", while in transit from the Philippines to Pusan, Korea, where he was then shipped to Mukden, Manchuria. Mukden is now known as Shengyang, China. Joseph died at Hoten from dysentery, beri-beri and pneumonia.



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PFC Signal Corps US Army enlisted Oct 13, 1941 died in service

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  • Created by: Me
  • Added: 20 Apr 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 68691049
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/68691049/joseph-j.-barkowski : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Joseph J. Barkowski (7 Dec 1915–26 Dec 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 68691049, citing Saint Joseph Parish Cemetery, Natrona Heights, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Me (contributor 46912505) .