January 24 Anniversary – Scoville

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 24, 1945

2nd Lt. Leroy A. Scoville (C)

2nd Lt. Scoville

2nd Lt. Scoville

2nd Lt. Leroy A. Scoville died on this date in 1945 onboard the hell ship Brazil Maru from wounds he suffered when the hell ship he was on, the Enoura Maru, was attacked. He had survived the sinking of an earlier hell ship, the Oryoku Maru only to be mortally wounded later. He was buried at sea, so his name appears on the Tablets of the Missing.

Learn more about 2nd Lt. Scoville here: http://bataanproject.com/Scoville.html

 

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