May 9 Anniversary – Edens – Jones – Dodway

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 9, 1942

Pvt. Raymon O. Edens (C)

Sgt. Elwin C. Jones (C)

Pvt. Alton M. Dodway (C)

Pvt. Edens, Pvt. Dodway and Sgt. Jones survived the Death March, and the Capas Boxcars only to die of dysentery in Camp O’Donnell POW prison camp. They died on this date in 1942. Pvt. Edens is buried in the Manila American Cemetery. Sgt. Jones’ remains were returned to his family and he is buried in Caledonia, Ohio. Pvt. Dodway’s remains were also returned to his family and he is buried in Port Clinton, Ohio.

Learn more about Pvt. Edens here:

Read more about Sgt. Jones here:

Learn more about Pvt. Dodway here:

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