February 15 Anniversary – Grogg – Underwood

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.

February 15, 1942

Pvt. Edward E. Grogg (C)

Pvt. Grogg

Pvt. Grogg

Pvt. Grogg was killed during the Battle of Tuol Pocket. His remains were not recovered, although he may have been buried as an unknown at the Manila American Cemetery. His name appears on the Tablets of the Missing.

Learn more about Pvt. Grogg here: http://bataanproject.com/Grogg.html

 

February 15, 1945

Pvt. Ray C. Underwood (A)

Pvt. Underwood

Pvt. Underwood

Pvt. Underwood survived the Death March, Capas boxcars, hell ships and died as a slave laborer in a copper mine in Japan. He died on this date in 1945. His remains were recovered and returned to his family after the war. He is buried in Tremont Mississippi.

Learn more about Pvt. Underwood here: http://bataanproject.com/Underwood.html

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