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.

January 17, 1945

Tec. 4 Ralph A. Madison (A)

Tec /4 Madison's headstone

Tec /4 Madison’s headstone

Tec. 4 Ralph A. Madison survived the Death March, POW camps on Bataan, the hell ship Hokusen Maru. He died in a POW camp in Japan. After the war, his remains were recovered and he was reburied in Hawaii.

Learn more about T/4 Madison here: http://bataanproject.com/Madison_R.html