January 2nd Anniversary – Nix

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.

Pvt. L.T. Nix Jr.

January 2nd

Buried at Manila American Cemetery.

Buried at Manila American Cemetery.

On this date in 1942, Pvt. Lewis Taylor (“LT”) Nix Jr (Co. D) was killed by friendly fire while on patrol. He was shot by the machine gun on a tank when a tank crewman slipped and grabbed the machine gun for support. He is buried in the Manila American Cemetery in the Philippines.

Link to Nix’s Bataan Project page: http://bataanproject.com/Nix_L.html

ABMC page with Nix burial location: http://www.abmc.gov/node/363999#.VogGahUrJBI

 

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