April 21 Anniversary – Preston – Marston

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.

April 21, 1945

2nd Lt. Everett R. Preston (D)

2nd Lt. Preston

2nd Lt. Preston

2nd Lt. Everett R. Preston survived the Death March, the Capas Boxcars, POW camps, and a hell ship voyage to Japan. He died while being worked as a slave laborer in a coal mine in Japan on this date in 1945.

Learn more about 2nd Lt. Preston here: http://bataanproject.com/Preston.html

 

April 21, 2008

Pvt. Wallace R. Marston (B)

Pvt. Marston

Pvt. Marston

Pvt. Wallace R. Marston survived the Death March, the Capas Boxcars, POW camps, a hell ship voyage and slave labor in Japan. He died in Crystal River, Florida on this date in 2008.

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

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