TECHNICIAN FIFTH CLASS JAMES MICHAEL DUNNE; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

November 18, 1920 (Norwalk, CT) – June 20, 1942; 21 years old; unmarried
Last local address: 209 Liberty Square, East Norwalk
Enlisted August 13, 1940
Serial Number: 12007458
HQ SQUADRON, 24TH PURSUIT GROUP

He became a POW of the Japanese Army in the “Fall of The Philippines” in April-May, 1942. Survived the Bataan Death March. James died while a POW of the Japanese Army at POW Camp 1, Cabanatuan 1-2-3, Nueva Province, Luzon, Philippines 15-121 during the war. Typically buried in mass graves, recovery of remains would be near impossible.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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