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Sgt Johnnie W. Bottoms, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1915
Harrodsburg
Mercer County
Kentucky, USA
Death: May 28, 1942, Philippines

T/Sgt. Johnnie Bottoms was a Kentucky National Guardsman called to federal service as a member of D Company, 192nd Tank Battalion. He was transferred to Hq Company at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
He took part in the Bataan Death March and was held as a Prisoner of War at Camp O'Donnell and Calauan. He died of malaria while a POW. His death bed was a wet concrete floor.
After the war, his remains were returned home.

For more information, go to:
Proviso East High School Bataan Commemorative Research Project
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Anna M. Bottoms (1920 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Richmond Cemetery
Richmond
Madison County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: JimO
Record added: Oct 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59523938
Sgt Johnnie W. Bottoms, Sr
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Sgt Johnnie W. Bottoms, Sr
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- JimO
 Added: May. 31, 2012
May the ordeal of your honored service never be forgotten.
- truchasnm
 Added: Jul. 15, 2013

- JimO
 Added: Apr. 8, 2011
 
 
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