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Pvt. Lewis R. Larson - POW

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County: Cass
World War II - POW
Date of Capture: October 24, 1944
Branch of Service: Air Force
Company/Division: 30th Bomber Squadron, 19th Bomber Group, Heavy

Died while in POW status. Killed aboard a Japanese ship when it was hit by torpedoes in the South China Sea. 

Memorialized at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial.