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Last Name: 
POTRIS
First Name Middle Initial:
JOHN F
Nick Name:
pots AND/OR johnnie
Street:  34 PEARSON AVE City & State: PAWTUCKET, RI E-Mail:  IRISHMYST@EARTHLINK.NET
Zip: 02860 Phone:  401 725 1357 Spouse: SALLY K
Conflict: WW11 Service Branch: ARMY Unit: 31st infantry div.2ND BN. CO.L
Theater: ETO Where Captured: CORREGIDOR Date Captured: 2/1942
Camps Held In: BILIBID, JAPAN, CABANATUAN, CAMP O'DONNELL How Long Interned: 1277 days
Liberated / repatriated: liberated Date Liberated: 8/1945 Age at Capture: 20
Medals Received: BRONZE STAR, PURPLE HEART W/ BRONZE OAK LEAF, POW, KOREA SERVICE, AMERICAN DEFENSE SERVICE W/ FOREIGN SERVICE CLASP, AMERICAN CAMPAIGN, ASIATIC PACIFIC CAMPAIGN WW11 VICTORY, PHILIPPINE DEFENSE, GOOD CONDUCT W/gold clasp 1 knot, NATIONAL DEFENSE W/2BRONZE SERVICE STARS ARMY COMMENDATIONS W/2 OAK LEAF CLUSTER, OVER SEAS SERVICE RIBBON
Military Job: INFANTRYMAN,11BRAVO Company: U.S.Army
Occupation after War:  25 year military career, roofer, constable

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