January 19 Anniversary – Harger – Johnson

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 19, 1943

PFC Rollie Clayton Harger (C)

PFC Harger

PFC Harger

PFC. Harger survived the Death March, the Capas Boxcars, POW camps, and work details. He died in Bilibid Prison on this date in 1943. His parents received word that he was a POW 6 months after he had died. He is buried at the Manila American Cemetery.

Learn more about PFC Harger here: http://bataanproject.com/Harger.html

 

January 19, 1967

Pvt. Otha Johnson (D)

wikilogoPvt. Johnson escaped to Corregidor at the fall of Bataan. He later spent time in POW camps in the Philippines and Japan. He died on this date in 1967 and is buried in Kentucky.

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

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