Fred Y. Furukawa
U.S. Army - 442nd R.C.T.
World War II - Korea

Brick #882   Wall Location  Column: 19   Row: 35

Fred was born in Yakima, WA in 1924. He was raised in Sunnyside, WA with his 4 brothers, all of whom were veterans in WWII and/or Korea, and 1 sister. He served with the 442nd in WWII and then in Korea. His decorations included a silver star, 2 bronze stars and 2 purple hearts. He graduated from Sunnyside High School and the University of Washington with a degree in accounting. Fred retired as an operator of a dry cleaner and was a member of St. Peter Episcopal Church. He passed away in 2007.

  • Highest rank attained: Sgt.
  • Position: Infantry
  • Enlisted: 1942 - 1945
  • Enlisted: 1952 - 1955
  • Purple Heart
  • Purple Heart
  • Silver Star
  • Bronze Star
  • Bronze Star
Branches Of Service
  • U.S. Army
  • World War II
  • Korea
Brick Donors
  • Larry Nakata
  • Aileen Nakata