|Nicholas Hionedes, Baton Rouge Nat. Convention 1998|
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|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: Repatriated||Date Liberated: 09/45||Age at Capture: 21|
|Medals Received: BRONZE STAR MEDAL, PURPLE HEART MEDAL, GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, POW MEDAL, PESEDENTIAL UNIT CITATION MEDAL W/2 OAK LEAFS, PHILLIPINE DEFENSE MEDAL, PHILLIPINE VICTORY MEDAL|
|Military Job: CORPORAL||Company: GULF LIFE INS. CO.|
|Occupation after War: INSURANCE SALES|
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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