April 6 Anniversary – Schwass

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 6, 1943

Capt. Ruben H. Schwass (HQ)

Capt. Schwass

Capt. Schwass

Capt. Schwass survived the Death March, the Capas Boxcars, POW camps, a hell ship voyage and slave labor in Japan. He died in Zentsuji Camp, Japan on this date in 1943. His remains were returned to the US and he is buried in Concordia Cemetery in Forest Park, Illinois.

Learn more about Capt. Schwass here: http://bataanproject.com/Schwass.html

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