Brazeau, Francis N., Pvt

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Last Rank
Private
Primary Unit
1941-1942, 24th Pursuit Group, Interceptor
Service Years
1940 - 1942

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Marlborough, Massachusetts
Last Address
Philippines

Casualty Date
May 25, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot L Row 10 Grave 17

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World War II FallenBattling Bastards of Bataan
  1942, World War II Fallen
  2008, Battling Bastards of Bataan


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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
17th Pursuit Squadron, InterceptorUS Air Force
  1941-1942, 17th Pursuit Squadron, Interceptor
  1941-1942, 24th Pursuit Group, Interceptor
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Bataan Death March
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-35 Seversky  P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk  
  1941-1942, P-35 Seversky
  1941-1942, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Private Francis Brazeau was killed while being held as a Prisoner of War on May 25, 1942, by Japanese Forces at Camp O'Donnell, Luzon, Philippines. 

He was assigned to the 17th Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group.  Stationed initially at Clark Field, Luzon, and then operated from Pilar AAF.

Enlisted in the USAAC from Worcester, Massachusetts 18 September 1940.  Born in 1917.
   
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