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.

March 10, 2004

Sgt. Owen Sandmire (A)

Sandmire_O.Sgt. Owen Sandmire survived the Death March, the Capas Boxcars, POW camps, a hell ship voyage and slave labor in Japan. He died in Sarasota, Florida on this date in 2004 from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident. He was 75 years old.

Learn more about Sgt. Sandmire here: http://bataanproject.com/Sandmire.html