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Sgt Elzie E. Anness
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Birth: Aug. 4, 1921
Stringtown (Mercer County)
Mercer County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 1943, Japan

Sgt Elzie E. Anness was a Kentucky National Guardsman called to federal service as a member of D Company, 192nd Tank Battalion. He was reassigned to HQ Company at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
Anness fought on Bataan during the Japanese conquest of the Philippine Islands and took part in the Bataan Death March. He was held as a Prisoner of War at Camp O'Donnell and Cabanatuan and sent to Japan on a "Hell Ship".
He became ill with dysentery while a POW at Tanagawa POW Camp in Japan where he died.
Elzie Anness's final resting place is unknown, so his family had a memorial headstone placed at Spring Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

For more information, go to:

Proviso East High School Bataan Commemorative Research Project
 
 
Burial:
Spring Hill Cemetery
Harrodsburg
Mercer County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: JimO
Record added: Feb 26, 2011
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Sgt Elzie E. Anness
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