April 18 Anniversary – Boardman – Garrett – Garcia
Editors Note: This year, we will be making a special effort to remember each and every known member of the 192nd Tank Battalion. As part of that remembrance, we will list each day the members who were killed or died on that date, along with links for additional information as available. We look forward to your comments.
April 18, 1942
Pvt. Emery B. Boardman (HQ)
Pvt. Emery B. Boardman died on this date in 1942 after being bayoneted along the Death March route near Balanga. He was 23. His body now lies in Plot F, Row 15, Grave 62, at the American Military Cemetery outside of Manila.
Read more about Pvt. Boardman here: http://bataanproject.com/Boardman.html
April 18, 1970
J. C. Garrett (B)
Pvt. J. C. Garrett survived the Death March, the Capas Boxcars, POW camps, a hell ship voyage and slave labor in Tokyo, Japan. He died in Panola County, Texas on this date in 1970.
Learn more about Pvt. Garrett here: http://bataanproject.com/Garrett_J.html
April 18, 2003
Cpl. Ernest Garcia (D)
Learn more about Pvt. Miller here: http://bataanproject.com/Garcia.html