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Memorial D Company 192nd Tank Battalion
Birth: Nov. 25, 1940
Death: Apr. 9, 1942

This memorial remembers the Kentucky National Guardsmen of Hq Company and D Company, 192nd Tank Battalion who were called to federal service in 1940.
They were sent to the Philippine Islands in October 1941 and lived through the Japanese attack on Clark Airfield ten hours after Pearl Harbor. Robert Brooks of D Company was the first tank crew member killed in WWII on this date.
After fighting for four months to slow the Japanese conquest of the Philippines, on April 9, 1942, they became Prisoners of War. Most took part in what has become known as the Bataan Death March. Many would later die as Japanese POWs in the Philippines or Japan.

For more information, go to:
Proviso East High School Bataan Commemorative Research Project

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Burial:
Company D Memorial
Harrodsburg
Mercer County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: JimO
Record added: Nov 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62042148
Memorial D Company 192nd Tank Battalion
Added by: JimO
 
Memorial D Company 192nd Tank Battalion
Added by: JimO
 
 
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- pat werthman deyoe radtke
 Added: Apr. 16, 2015

- JimO
 Added: May. 20, 2012
Rest In Peace. 70 years ago WW 2 ended. There were many G.I.'s who lost their lives from 1941-1945 and a lot of communities suffered in this loss. God bless the families of those lost.
- Anita Puckett
 Added: Mar. 5, 2015
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