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.
February 11, 1945
2nd Lt. Harry B. Black (B)
2nd Lt. Harry B. Black suffered the Death March, numerous POW camps and work details. He also survived the hell ship voyages of the Oryoku Maru, Enoura Maru and Brazil Maru. He died of dysentery on this date in 1945 in Fukuoka, Japan. He is buried in a grave with other POW remains in St. Louis, MO.
Learn more about Lt. Black here: http://bataanproject.com/Black_H.html
February 11, 1945
Pfc. Robert G. Gill Jr. (MD)
Pfc. Robert G. Gill Hr. survived suffered the Death March, numerous POW camps and work details. He also survived the hell ship voyages of the Oryoku Maru, Enoura Maru and Brazil Maru. He died of dysentery on this date in 1945 in Fukuoka, Japan. After the war, his ashes were recovered and he was returned to the US. He is buried in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
Learn more about PFC Gill here: http://bataanproject.com/Gill_R.html
February 11, 1990
Pvt. Harold J. Ferguson (D)
Pvt. Ferguson survived the Death March, Capas boxcars, hell ships and slave labor in Japan. He died on this date in 1990.
Learn more about Pvt. Ferguson here: http://bataanproject.com/Ferguson_H.html
February 11, 2003
Pvt. Marvin W. Jaeger (MD)
Pvt. Jaeger survived the Death March, Capas Boxcars, and various POW camps in the Philippines, where he provided medical care for the other prisoners. He died on this date in 2003 in Wausau, Wisconsin.
To learn more about Pvt. Jaeger, click here: http://bataanproject.com/Jaeger.html