Robert served as a Corporal, 60th Coast Artillery Regiment, Coast Artillery Corps, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Benton County, Arkansas prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army Coast Artillery Corps on October 2, 1941, prior to the war, at Fort Riley, Kansas. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.
Robert became a POW of the Japanese Army during the "Fall Of the Philippines" in 1942.
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 repatriated here on November 21, 1947.
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Russell S. "Russ" Pickett
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