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PFC Wesley Davis Hungate

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PFC Wesley Davis Hungate Veteran

Birth
Mercer County, Kentucky, USA
Death
17 May 1942 (aged 23)
Philippines
Burial
Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky, USA GPS-Latitude: 37.7852694, Longitude: -84.6003278
Plot
Section D, Site 150
Memorial ID
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World War II Soldier--Died While a Prisoner of War of the Japanese

D Company, 192nd Tank Battalion - Fought on Bataan and died while a Japanese Prisoner of War.
Purple Heart.
His remains were returned from USAF Cemetery Manila, Philippine Islands on Nov. 1, 1949
May 17, 1942 is date of death on marker

Name: Wesley D Hungate
Branch of Service: Infantry
Rank: Private First Class
Service Number: 20523456
Sub Unit: D Company
Assigned Unit: 192nd Tank Battalion
Parent Unit: Provisional Tank Group
Source: Provisional Tank Group rosters from the Bataan Commemorative Research Project
POW Camp/Notes: Died in O'Donnell on 05/16/42

Name: Wesley D Hungate
Residence Place: USA
Report Date: 7 May 1942
Latest Report Date: 17 May 1942
Grade: Private First Class
Grade Notes: Second Lieutenant or Nurse or Dietitian or Physical therapy aide or Private First Class or Ensign or Second Class, Seaman
Arm or Service: Infantry
Arm or Service Code: Infantry
Area Served: Southwest Pacific Theatre: Philippine Islands
Detaining Country: Japan
Camp: PW Camp #4 - O'Donnel Tarlac Luzon Philippines 15-120
Status: Died as Prisoner of War, Not Above Cases
Report Source: Individual has been reported through sources considered official.
World War II Soldier--Died While a Prisoner of War of the Japanese

D Company, 192nd Tank Battalion - Fought on Bataan and died while a Japanese Prisoner of War.
Purple Heart.
His remains were returned from USAF Cemetery Manila, Philippine Islands on Nov. 1, 1949
May 17, 1942 is date of death on marker

Name: Wesley D Hungate
Branch of Service: Infantry
Rank: Private First Class
Service Number: 20523456
Sub Unit: D Company
Assigned Unit: 192nd Tank Battalion
Parent Unit: Provisional Tank Group
Source: Provisional Tank Group rosters from the Bataan Commemorative Research Project
POW Camp/Notes: Died in O'Donnell on 05/16/42

Name: Wesley D Hungate
Residence Place: USA
Report Date: 7 May 1942
Latest Report Date: 17 May 1942
Grade: Private First Class
Grade Notes: Second Lieutenant or Nurse or Dietitian or Physical therapy aide or Private First Class or Ensign or Second Class, Seaman
Arm or Service: Infantry
Arm or Service Code: Infantry
Area Served: Southwest Pacific Theatre: Philippine Islands
Detaining Country: Japan
Camp: PW Camp #4 - O'Donnel Tarlac Luzon Philippines 15-120
Status: Died as Prisoner of War, Not Above Cases
Report Source: Individual has been reported through sources considered official.

Inscription

PFC
192 Tank BN KY NG
World War II
PH



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