May 2 Anniversary – Willis – Becker

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.

May, 2, 1942

Pvt. Wilfred R. Willis (C)

Pvt. Willis

Pvt. Willis

Pvt. Wilfred R. Willis survived the Death March, and the Capas Boxcars. He was among the first of the 192nd to die of dysentery in Camp O’Donnell POW prison camp. He died on this date in 1942. He was buried in the Camp O’Donnell cemetery.

Learn more about Pvt. Willis here: http://bataanproject.com/WillisW.html

May 2, 1984

Pfc. Harold C. Becker (B)

Bataan Group PhotoPFC Becker survived the Death March, the Capas Boxcars, POW camps, a hell ship voyage and slave labor in Tokyo, Japan. He died in Fort Meyers, Florida on this date in 1984.

Learn more about PFC Becker here: http://bataanproject.com/Becker_H.html

 

May 2, 1984

S/Sgt. Maurice E. Wilson (D)

S/Sgt. Wilson POW photo

S/Sgt. Wilson POW photo

S/Sgt. Maurice E. Wilson survived the Death March, the Capas Boxcars, POW camps, a hell ship voyage and slave labor in Tokyo, Japan. He died in Harrodsburg, Kentucky on this date in 1985.

Learn more about PFC Becker here: http://bataanproject.com/Wilson_M.html

 

 

May 2, 2000

Pvt. Charles H. Steel (HQ)

Brave Heroes of Bataan - Sheet MusicPvt. Steel survived the Death March, the Capas Boxcars, POW camps, a hell ship voyage and slave labor in Tokyo, Japan. He died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on this date in 2000.

Learn more about Pvt. Steel here: http://bataanproject.com/SteelC.html

 

 

May 2, 2001

Pvt. Abner L. Humphrey Jr (D)

Pvt. Humphrey

Pvt. Humphrey

Pvt. Humphrey survived the Death March, the Capas Boxcars, POW camps, a hell ship voyage and slave labor in Tokyo, Japan. He died in Comanche, Texas on this date in 2001.

Learn more about Pvt. Steel here: http://bataanproject.com/SteelC.html

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