May 6 Anniversary – Doshier – Peterson
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.
May 6, 1942
Pvt. Alva E. Doshier (C)
Pvt. Alfred E. Doshier survived the Death March, and the Capas Boxcars. He died of dysentery in Camp O’Donnell POW prison camp on this date in 1942. He was buried in the Camp O’Donnell cemetery. His remains were later relocated to the Manila American Cemetery.
Learn more about Pvt. Doshier here: http://bataanproject.com/Doshler.html
May 6, 1962
S/Sgt. Robert E. Peterson (B)
S/Sgt. Robert E. Peterson survived the Death March, the Capas Boxcars, POW camps, a hell ship voyage and slave labor in Japan. He died in Maywood, Illinois on this date in 1965.
Learn more about Pvt. Miller here: http://bataanproject.com/Miller_M.html