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PVT Albert E. Britton

PVT Albert E. Britton

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Dec 1942 (aged 26)
Shenyang, Liaoning, China
Burial Wiconisco, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 75407997 · View Source
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Albert served as a Private, Headquarters Company, 803rd Engineer Battalion (Aviation), U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Gloucester County, New Jersey prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on March 21, 1941, prior to the war, in Trenton, New Jersey. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a semiskilled dyer and also as Single, without dependents.

Albert 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.

Service # 32070223

This biography is courtesy of Russ Pickett
FAG # 46575736
email: russpickde@comcast.net
( Vietnam Army Veteran - Sergeant )
World War II Historian

http://russpickett.com/history/hoten.htm


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  • Created by: Russ Ottens
  • Added: 24 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75407997
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Albert E. Britton (2 May 1916–17 Dec 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75407997, citing Calvary United Methodist Cemetery, Wiconisco, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Russ Ottens (contributor 46497746) .