January 8th Anniversary – Pirnat
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. Paul Peter Pirnat
On this date in 1974, Pvt. Paul Peter Pirnat (Co. A) passed away in Cleveland, Ohio. As a POW, Pvt. Pirnat was among a group of prisoners rescued in the Great Raid at Cabanatuan on January 30, 1945.
Link to Royalty’s Bataan Project page: http://bataanproject.com/PirnatP.html
information on the Great Raid at Cabanatuan: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raid_at_Cabanatuan