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Pvt Carl E Garr
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Birth: Feb. 13, 1917
Pittsburg County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1945, Taiwan

Pvt. Carl E. Garr was a member of B Company, 192nd Tank Battalion. He volunteered to join the company to replace an Illinois National Guardsman who was released from federal service. He arrived in the Philippine Islands seventeen days before the Japanese attack on Clark Airfield which took place just ten hours after Pearl Harbor.
On April 9, 1942, he became a Prisoner of War and took part in the Bataan Death March. He was held as a POW at Camp O'Donnell and Cabanatuan before being sent to (Taiwan)Formosa. He held at Heito Camp #3 and Taihoku #6 where he died dysentery and malaria.

For more information, go to:
Proviso East High School Bataan Commemorative Research Project
 
 
Burial:
Park Lawn Memorial Park
Commerce
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Created by: JimO
Record added: Oct 16, 2011
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Pvt Carl E Garr
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Pvt Carl E Garr
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Pvt Carl E Garr
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- JimO
 Added: Jul. 23, 2012
I visit your grave and leave flowers on behalf of your sister Judy. I also leave flowers on your parent's graves. Your story touches my soul and I will visit you as long as I live close to your grave.
- Audra Hunter
 Added: Jul. 23, 2012

- JimO
 Added: Oct. 16, 2011
 
 
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