TEMPLATE Anniversary – 1942 DEATHS

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, 2, 1942

Pvt. Wilfred R. Willis (C)

Pvt. Willis

Pvt. Willis

Pvt. Wilfred R. Willis survived the Death March, and the Capas Boxcars. He was among the first of the 192nd to die of dysentery in Camp O’Donnell POW prison camp. He died on this date in 1942. He was buried in the Camp O’Donnell cemetery.

Learn more about Pvt. Willis here: http://bataanproject.com/WillisW.html

May 2, 1984

Pvt. Merle Lloyd Miller (C)

Pvt. Miller POW photo

Pvt. Miller

Pvt. Miller survived the Death March, the Capas Boxcars, POW camps, a hell ship voyage and slave labor in Tokyo, Japan. He died in Guymon, Oklahoma on this date in 1990.

Learn more about Pvt. Miller here: http://bataanproject.com/Miller_M.html

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