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Biography
Nicholas Hionedes
Nicholas Hionedes, Baton Rouge Nat. Convention 1998
Last Name:
HIONEDES
First Name Middle Initial:
NICHOLAS
Nick Name:
'HICK'
Street:  1147 KING ARTHR CT #216 City & State: DUNEDIN, FL E-Mail: 
Zip: 34698 Phone:  (727) 733-7902 Spouse: ANN M
Conflict: WW II Service Branch: Army Air Corp Unit: 1 SIG CO A/C WARNING
Theater: ETO Where Captured: CORREGIDOR Date Captured: 05/05/42
Camps Held In: CABANATUAN, HITACHI How Long Interned: 1215 days
Liberated / repatriated: Date Liberated: 09/45 Age at Capture: 21
Medals Received: BRONZE STAR MEDAL, PURPLE HEART MEDAL, GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, POW MEDAL, PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION MEDAL W/2 OAK LEAFS, PHILIPPINE DEFENSE MEDAL, PHILIPPINE VICTORY MEDAL
Military Job: CORPORAL Company: GULF LIFE INS. CO.
Occupation after War:  INSURANCE SALES

 

Bio:

Nicholas Hionedes of Dunedin, FL was a Corporal with the Air Warning Unit in the Army Air Force when he was captured on May 5th, 1942. At the age of 21 Mr. Hionedes spent 40 months in camps Cabanatuan and Hitachi before being repatriated on September of 1945.
Mr. Hionedes was wounded on April 16th, 1942 on Corregidor, P.I. From there he was taken prisoner while he was a patient in Malinta Tunnel Hospital. After the war Mr. Hionede’s main occupation was Insurance Sales and he spent most of his career at Gulf Life Ins. Co. "American General" and with his wife Ann. Mr. Hionedes also received many awards and medals including the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Good Conduct award, the POW Medal, the Presidential Citation with 2 Oak Leaves, the Philippine Defense, and the Philippine Victory Medal.

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