|Death: ||Jul. 9, 1943|
Capt. Paul L. Bach Dies in Philippines.
Word that Capt. Paul L. Bach, 30, died a prisoner of the Japanese in the Philippines has been received from the war department by his mother Mrs. Anna Bach, 2018 Harney Street.
Capt. Bach, commander of Camp John Hay, north of Manila, was reported a prisoner in May 1942. Last word received directly from him was a letter dated November 28, 1942. The war department reported he was captured either on Bataan or on Corregidor.
A native of Council Bluffs and a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School, he attended Creighton and Iowa State Colleges. A reserve officer, he went on duty in 1931, serving for several years as a CCC comander. In August, 1941, he was sent to the Philippines.
Besides his mother, he is survivied by his wife Kathryn, Omaha, and a brother, LaVern, Portland, Ore.
Source: Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, World-Herald obituary Saturday, 17 July 1943.
Walnut Hill Cemetery
Plot: Section 12, lot 012, grave 5
Created by: Paul Rolfe
Record added: Oct 12, 2011
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