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 6, 1942
Pvt. Miles E. Weech (A)
Pvt. Weech was shot in the stomach by sniper while abandoning his disabled tank. He died two days later, on this date in 1942. His remains were recovered, but designated unknown and they were buried at the Punch Bowl Cemetery in Hawaii. Pvt. Weech’s name appears on the Tablets of the Missing in Manila.
Learn more about Pvt. Weech here: http://bataanproject.com/Weech.html
February 6, 2005
Pvt. Dominick Piccolo (HQ)
Pvt. Dominick Piccolo survived the Battle of Bataan, the Death March, the hell ship Coral Maru and slave labor on Formosa. He was liberated in 1945 and returned to the US. He died on this date in 2005 and was buried in Florida.
Learn more about Pvt. Piccolo here: http://bataanproject.com/Piccolo.html