January 16 Anniversary – Mullins – Ross

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.

January 16, 1979

Pvt. William M. Mullins (C)

wikilogoPvt. Mullins participated in the Battle of the Points. He survived the Death March, the Capas Boxcars, POW camps, a hell ship voyage and slave labor in Formosa. He died in Springfield, Ohio on this date in 1979.

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

 

January 16, 2004

Pvt. John F. Ross (C)

Pvt. Ross (POW photo)

Pvt. Ross (POW photo)

Pvt. Ross was a radio operator from Texas. He volunteered to take another man’s place on the assignment to the Philippines. He survived the Death March, Capas boxcars, hell ships and slave labor in a steel mill in Japan. He died on this date in 2004 in Fort Worth, Texas.

 

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