Tec4 Joseph A Gazer

Ohio, USA
Death 31 Oct 1942 (aged 24–25)
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

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Joseph Gazer was a member of 17th Ordnance. He fought on Bataan and became a Prisoner of War on April 9, 1942. He took part in the Bataan Death March and was held as a POW at Camp O'Donnell and Cabanatuan. In the fall of 1942, he was put on a Japanese transport, the Tottori Maru. During the trip he became ill and died. His remains were cremated and ashed sent to Mukden, Manchuria with the surviving POWs.

Proviso East High School Bataan Commemorative Research Project

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Michigan.


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  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56772809
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Tec4 Joseph A Gazer (1917–31 Oct 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56772809, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Find a Grave (contributor 8) .