April 8 Anniversary – Goodpaster
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 8, 1945
Pfc. Roy E. Goodpaster (D)
Pfc. Roy E. Goodpaster survived the Death March, the Capas Boxcars, POW camps, and the Oryoku Maru disaster. He died in Japan on this date in 1945. His ashes remain in Yokohama, Japan with the ashes of hundreds of other POWs.
Learn more about PFC Goodpaster here: http://bataanproject.com/Goodpaster_R.html