April 30 Anniversary – Secrist

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.

April 30, 1945

Pvt. James C. Secrist (D)

Pvt. Secrist

Pvt. Secrist

Pvt. James C. Secrist survived the Death March, the Capas Boxcars, POW camps, a hell ship voyage to Japan. He died working as a slave laborer Japan on this date in 1945. His ashes were returned to the US and he is buried in Canton, Ohio

Learn more about Pvt. Secrist here: http://bataanproject.com/Secrist_J.html

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