Wiskochil, Robert Irving, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1941-1942, 0311, Prisoner of War
Service Years
1940 - 1942

Private 1st Class

 
 

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Dallas
Last Address
Dallas, Texas

Casualty Date
Dec 16, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Illness, Disease
Location
China
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Calvary Hill Cemetery - Dallas, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section B

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 Unit Assignments
1st Defense BnPrisoner of War
  1940-1941, 0311, 1st Defense Bn
  1941-1942, 0311, Prisoner of War
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Wake Island
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC WISKOCHIL WAS ASSIGNED TO THE 1ST MARINE DEFENSE BN ON WAKE ISLAND. ON 23 DEC 1941, HE WAS ORDERED TO SURRENDER TO THE JAPS ON WAKE.
He was with 3" AA Group 1st Defence Bn

HE WAS SENT TO THE KIANGWAN, CHINA POW CAMP WHERE HE DIED OF PNEUMONIA ON 16 DEC 1942
   
Comments/Citation
HIS REMAINS WERE RETURNED TO THE US IN 1948 AND WERE BURIED AT THE CALVARY HILL CEMETERY IN DALLAS, TEXAS
   
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