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Sgt Elzie E. Anness
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Birth: Aug. 4, 1921
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.

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Proviso East High School Bataan Commemorative Research Project
Spring Hill Cemetery
Mercer County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: JimO
Record added: Feb 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66163694
Sgt Elzie E. Anness
Added by: JimO
Sgt Elzie E. Anness
Added by: JimO
Sgt Elzie E. Anness
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- JimO
 Added: May. 20, 2012
NARA Home of Record: Mercer County, Kentucky...Died Non-Battle as a Japanese Prisoner Of War...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Oct. 23, 2014

- Kay and Duane Douglass
 Added: Jul. 12, 2014
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