January 18 Anniversary – Morley – Mosiman

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 18, 1945

Maj. John C. Morley (HQ)

Maj. Morley's name on the Tablets of the Missing.

Maj. Morley’s name on the Tablets of the Missing.

Maj. John C. Morley earned a Silver Star for his heroism during the Battle of Bataan. He survived the Death March, POW camps, and even the sinking of the Oryoku Maru. However, he died soon after the horrific ordeal on the Oryoku Maru and Enoura Maru, while he was on the hell ship Brazil Maru. His body was tossed into the sea. His name appears on the Tablets of the Missing at the Manila American Cemetery.

Learn more about Maj. Morley here: http://bataanproject.com/MorleyJ.html

 

January 18, 1989

1st. Lt. William D. Mosiman, M. D. (MD)

1st Lt. Mosiman, MD

1st Lt. Mosiman, MD

1st. Lt. William D. Mosiman, M. D. survived the Battle of Bataan, the Death March, the Capas boxcars, and the Japanese hell ship. the Tottori Maru. He worked as a slave laborer in a sawmill in Japan. He survived the war and worked for a time at Hines Hospital in Maywood, Illinois, where Co. B of the 192nd was formed.

Learn more about Dr. Mosiman here: http://bataanproject.com/Mosiman.html

 

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