Chickasaw County

 

Pvt. Eldon Ralph Boots

 

Eldon Ralph Boots was born Oct. 19, 1919 to Frederick Julius and Alta Fionna Moyer Boots. He died May 21, 1942 and is buried in Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Pvt. Boots served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 20th Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group and became a POW and died in the Philippine Islands while a prisoner of the Japanese.

Source: ancestry.com