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Nicholas Frank Piacun

Nicholas Frank Piacun

    Prisoner of War Medal

Rank/Rate Machinist's Mate, Second Class
Service Number 274 41 08
Birth Date September 25, 1919
From New Orleans, Louisiana
Decorations Prisoner of War Medal
Ship USS Canopus (AS-9)
Date of Death March 4, 1943
Location Mukden Prisoner of War Camp, China
Circumstances Died of chronic diarrhea, beriberi, and marasmus
(severe starvation)
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Photo courtesy of Lisa Sanderson, grandniece. Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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