January 4th Anniversary – Funk
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.
Sgt. John Albert Funk
On this date in 1943, Sgt. John Albert Funk (Co. D) died as a POW at Cabanatuan. His remains were later recovered but could not be positively identified. He is buried as an “unknown” at Manila American Cemetery.
Link to Funk’s Bataan Project page: http://bataanproject.com/Funk_J.html
ABMC page with Nix burial location: http://www.abmc.gov/node/363999#.VogGahUrJBI