According to the NARA POW records PFC John R. Sauter served with C Company, 803rd Engineer Battalion (Aviation) in the Philippines during WWII. He was taken prisoner when the Japanese invaded the Philippines shortly after the attack at Pearl Harbor. He w...(Read more)|
Added: Oct. 10, 2015
I heard tell that in the 1950's, after the doctors had diagnosed him and told him to quit smoking, John Sr. would walk across from his home in Howard Beach, NY, on 95th Street, to sit in the vacant lots that were on The Shellbank Canal at that time and sn...(Read more)|
W. R. L.
Added: Dec. 12, 2011
For those who may want to know, John was in the 803rd Engineer Battalion, Aviation. Your outfit was building a new airfield when the Japanese attacked the Philippines on Dec. 8th, 1941.|
W. R. L.
Added: May. 27, 2007
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