B Company Printable Roster

 

Personnel of B Company, 192nd Tank Battalion

COVERING THE PERIOD 1 DECEMBER 1941 TO 1 NOVEMBER 1945

 

The following roster is compiled from our research, from information provided by surviving members of the battalion, newspaper articles, and the official army report of Jacques V. Merrifield, 1st Lt., Aide-de-camp, 192nd Tank Battalion written after the war in 1945.

 

To identify the original National Guardsmen who were assigned to Headquarters Company, they have been listed in the letter companies in which they originally were members.

RAMP (Recovered Allied Military Personnel)

KIA (Killed In Action)

Assigned to
Headquarters
Provisional Tank Group
 

Cpl.        

Burns, William E.

 

20600378

 

Died        

 

Temporary Detail,  San Fernando, Philippine Islands - 3 July 42 - dysentery

 

Illinois

Pvt.
Spencer, Norman F.

20600372

Died        

Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands - 12 Nov. 42 - malaria
  

 

Illinois

 

                                Assigned to:

         Headquarters Company

      Officers

Lt. Col.   

Wickord, Theodore F.

 

O&345291

 

RAMP  

  

Rokuroshi Camp, Japan

 

Illinois

Capt.       

Hanes, Donald L.

 

 

O&359121



Died

 

Fukuoka Camp #1, Japan - 5 Feb. 45 - dysentery & malnutrition



Illinois
Schwass, Ruben H. O&406637 Died         Zentsugi Camp, Japan -  6 April 43 - catarrh pneumonia

Illinois

1st Lt.   

Gibson, Emmett F.

 

 

O&406584

 

Wounded  

 

Transferred to Australia - 18 Jan. 42

 

Illinois

Merrifield, Jacques V. O&890431 RAMP    Hoten Camp, Manchuria

Illinois

Savage, Thomas S. O&890434 RAMP    Rokuroshi Camp, Japan

Illinois

               Enlisted Men

1st Sgt.   

Swift, William L.

 

20600373

 

Died        

 

Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands - 22 Oct. 42 - dysentery


lIllinois
T/Sgt.     

McArthur, Albert C., Jr.

 

20600455

 

Died       

 

Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands - 10 Sept. 42 - diphtheria & malaria

 

Illinois

S/Sgt.     

Armato, Richard

 

20600385

 

RAMP     

 

Fukuoka Camp #3, Japan

 

Illinois

Mahr, Walter J. 20600370 Died         Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands - 23 June 42 - malaria

Illinois

Sgt.        

Brittan, Lewis H.

 

20600393

 

RAMP   

 

Sendai Camp #10, Japan

 

Illinois

Ellis, Ralph A. 20600401 Died Sinking of the Arian Maru - 24 Oct. 44 - Bashi Channl - South China Sea Illinois
Griswold, Jack J. 20600405 Died        Tanagawa Camp, Japan -   7 Dec. 42 - pneumonia and dysentery

Illinois

Hopple, John O. 20600408 Died         Hospital #1, Bataan, Philippine Islands -  12 Feb. 42 - wounds

Illinois

Jendrysik, Frank 20600446 Died         Camp O'Donnell, Philippine Islands - 3 July 42 - malaria

Illinois

Kolb, Edward Lysle 20600415 Died         Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands - 16 July 42 - malaria

Illinois

Cpl.

Jannisch, Fred A.                    


20600451

Died        

Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands - 14 Oct. 42 - dysentery

Illinois

King, Harry

20600411 Died         Camp O’Donnell, Philippine Islands - 2 June 42 - liver ailment and dysentery

Illinois

Vertuno, Russell

20600468 Died         Camp O'Donnell, Philippine Islands - 11 June 42 - dysentery

Illinois

Tec 4

Hullihan, William P.

 

20600445

 

Died

 

Camp O'Donnell, Philippine Islands - 25 June 42 - dysentery


Illinois
Cpl.

Dravo, George E. 

 

20600402

 

Died

 

Ashio Camp #8, Japan

 

Illinois

Pfc.

Jerele, Harry

 

20600409

 

Died

 

Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands - 24 December 42 - cerebral malaria & pneumonia

 

Illinois

Swinehamer, John D. 20600428 RAMP     Nagoya Camp #9, Japan

Illinois

Watson, Lester O. 20600469 RAMP     Osaka Main Camp, Japan

Illinois

Pvt.         

Boardman, Emery B.

 

20600391

 

Died  

 

Bayoneted on Death March,  Balanga, P. I. - 16 April 42

 

Illinois

Camfferman, Martin W.

20600396 Died        Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands - 27 July 42 - dysentery & malaria

Illinois

Hauser, William A. 20600406 RAMP    Omine Machi Camp, Japan

Illinois

Lovering, Fred W., Jr. 20600467 Died         Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands - 13 July 42 - cerebral malaria

Illinois

Schweinsberg, Frederick G. 20600462 Died        Death March,  Cabcaban, Philippine Islands -  12 April 42 - dysentery

Illinois

          Assigned to:

  Company A

2nd Lt.
Holland, Arthur A.      

O&415560

Died 

Sinking of the Arisan Maru - 24 Oct. 44 - Bashi Channel - South China Sea

Illinois

        Assigned to:

 Company C

2nd Lt.
Bertrand, Donald R.

O&890432

Died

Wounds from Enoura Maru while on the Brazil Maru - 20 Jan. 45

Illinois
Company B

     Officers

1st Lt.   

Heard, Jr., Willie S.

 

O&323027

 

Died

 

 Sinking of Arisan Maru -  24 Oct. 44 - Bashi Channel - South China Sea


Louisiana
2nd Lt.   

Black, Harry B.

 

O&391973

 

Died

 

Fukuoka City Hospital, Japan - 11 Feb. 45 - dysentery & malnutrition

 

Oregon

Beyer, Daniel J. O&397328 RAMP Hirohata Camp #12-B, Japan

Wisconsin

Danca, Richard E. O&405705 Died   Nagato Maru  -   13 Nov. 42 - blood poisoning  

Illinois 

Jennings, Harvey A. O&890433 Died Cabanatuan camp, Philippine Islands - 1 July 43 - dysentery Ohio
MacDowell, Matthew S. O&404975 RAMP Bilibid Prison, Manila, Philippine Islands

Illinois

Morin, Ben R. O&413499 RAMP Rokuroshi Camp, Japan

Illinois

Slicer, William H. O&416470 Wounded Transferred to Australia -  18 Jan. 42 

Illinois

Winger, Edward G. O&405247 Died Hospital #1, Bataan, Philippine Islands - 7 Feb. 42 - wounds  

Illinois

 Enlisted Men

1st Sgt.  

Heilig, Roger

 

20600367

 

Died        

 

 

Sinking of Arisan Maru  -  24 Oct. 44 - Bashi Channel - South China Sea


Illinois
S/Sgt.    

Ball, John E.

 

20600432

 

Died       

 

Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands - 3 July 42 - malaria


Illinois

Edwards, Albert T,

20600365

Died        

Sinking of Arisan Maru - 24 Oct. 44 - Bashi Channel - South China Sea

Illinois

Hildebrandt, Warren           

20600368

Died       

Sinking of Arisan Maru - 24 Oct. 44 - Bashi Channel - South China Sea

Illinois

Peterson, Robert E. 20600459 RAMP     Sendai Camp #6, Japan

Illinois

Sgt.

Bainbridge, James A., Jr.

 

20600386

 

Died        

 

Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands - 23 Sept. 42 - malaria

 

Illinois

Bardowski, Zenon R. 20600390 RAMP    Fukuoka Camp #23, Japan

Indiana

Bronge, Robert E. 20600362 Died         Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands - 31 July 42 - dysentery & malaria

Illinois

Bashleben, James P. 20600388 RAMP     Fukuoka Camp #17, Japan 

Illinois

Cigoi, Walter F. 20600398 Died         Taihoku, Formosa -3 Nov. 42 - dysentery  

Illinois

Fryziuk, Nicholas F. 20600441 RAMP     Osaka #3-B, Oeyama Camp, Japan

Illinois

Goodman, Norman W. 20600366 RAMP      Fukuoka Camp #3, Yawata, Japan

Illinois

Griffin, James W. 36017282 Killed      Bilibid Prison, Manila, Philippine Islands- 3 July 44 - Japanese Guard  

Illinois

Jennings, Willard  20600380 Died         Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands - 12 June 42 - dysentery

Illinois

Jordan, Lawrence J. 20600447 RAMP     Nagoya Camp #3, Funatsu, Japan

Illinois

Kindell, William A. 20600448 RAMP     Shenyang Sub-camp, Manchuria

Illinois

Mason, Raymond P. 20600452

 

KIA

Tarlec, Philippine Islands -  29 Dec. 41

Illinois

Vandenbroucke, Raymond J.  20600430

RAMP    

Maibara Camp #10-B, Japan

Illinois

Von Bergen, Willard W. 20600431 Died        Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands - 11 Aug. 42 - dysentery

Illinois

Tec. 5    

Corr, Charles R.

 

36017202

 

Died        

 

Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands -  9 June 42 - dysentery

 

Illinois

Dettmer, Donald A. 20600472 Died         Temporary detail, Bataan, Philippine Islands - 14 May 42

Illinois

Peterson, Charles A. 20600459 Died         San Fernando, Philippine Islands - 9 Sept. 42 - dysentery and malaria  

Illinois

Van Pelt, Arthur G. 36075416 Murdered     Beaten to Death on Hokusan Maru by another American - Manila, Philippine Islands - 10 Oct. 44

Illinois

Cpl.        

Brown, LaPrade D.

 

20600434

 

Died       

 

Bilibid Prison, Manila, Philippine Islands - 29  March 43 - tuberculosis

 

Illinois

Cahill, James A. 20600376 KIA     Bataan Philippine Islands - 9 Feb. 42

Illinois

Cahill, John P. 20600435 RAMP    Hirohata Camp #12-B, Japan

Illinois

Cornils, Albert   20600436       RAMP    Ashio Camp #8-D, Japan

Illinois

Depa, Edward G.  36016369 RAMP  Nagoya Camp #7-B, Japan

Illinois

Glassnapp, Erwin A. 20600443 RAMP Hirohata Camp #12-B, Japan

Illinois

Martin, Robert J. 20600452 RAMP Fukuoka Camp #17, Japan

Illinois

Massimino, John 20600454 RAMP Nagoya Camp #9, Japan

Illinois

Vetter, Paul H. 36075195 RAMP     Shinjuku Camp #1, Japan

Illinois

Tec. 4   

Goldstein, Frank

 

36017349

 

RAMP

 

Sendai Camp #6, Japan

 

Illinois

Hepburn, Andrew                    20600407 Died Bilibid Prison, Manila, Philippine Islands -  18 Dec. 43 - pneumonia

Illinois

Kwiatkowski, Joseph S. 20600414 Died  McKinley Hospital, Philippine Islands - 14 Jan. 45 - tuberculosis

Illinois

Pfc.         

Byars, Frank A.

 

20600395

 

 

KIA      

 

Luzon, Philippine Islands - 1 Jan. 42

 

Illinois

Deckert, Henry J. 20600438 KIA    Agoo, Philippine Islands - 22 Dec. 41

Illinois

Ehrhardt, Clyde D. 20600403 Died         Sinking of Arisan Maru -24 Oct. 44 - Bashi Channel - South China Sea 

Illinois

Gados, Steve G.    20600442 RAMP     Fukuoka Camp #3, Japan

Illinois

Kerins, William J. 20600353 RAMP     Niigata #5-B, Japan

Illinois

Maggio, Carl A. 20600418 RAMP     Nagoya #7-B, Japan

Illinois

Pvt.         

Allison, Elkoney A. 

 

06972937

 

Died       

 

Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands- 21 June 43- beriberi

 

Tennessee

Avila, John 38041196 Died        Sinking of Shinyo Maru - 7 Sept. 44 - Sulu Sea off Mindanao, P.I.

Texas

Aquila, Andrew J. 35021075 RAMP     Fukuoka Camp #3, Japan

Ohio

Becker, Harold C. 36006551 RAMP     Sandai Camp #8, Japan

Illinois

Bird, James A. 20600375 RAMP     Fukuoka Camp #1, Japan

Illinois

Boni, Daniel J.

20600392 Died  

Sinking Arian Maru - 24 Oct. 44 - Bashi Channel - South China Sea

Illinois

Carter, Charles A. 35031386 RAMP     Osaka Camp #3, Japan

Ohio

Coats, Wallace H. 38021015 RAMP     Fukuoka Camp #1, Japan

Oklahoma

Coulter, Harley W. 06922613 Died          Hibiki-nada Sea near Japan - 29 Jan. 45 - colitis

Tennessee

Edwards, James E. 20600399 RAMP     Fukuoka #8, Japan

Illinois

Eldridge, P. Z. 14012433 Died         Cabanatuan Camo, Philippine Islands - 21 July 42 - dysentery

Alabama

Flores, Felix 38029576 Died         Fukuoka Camp #17, Japan -  22 Dec. 43 - pneumonia

Texas

Garland, Thomas H. 35021097 RAMP     Fukuoka Camp #5, Japan

Ohio

Garr, Carl E.

38020784  

Died

Taihoku #6, Formosa - 13 July 45 - dysentery & malaria

Oklahoma

Garrett, J. C. 38054134       RAMP     Fukuoka Camp #17, Japan

Louisiana

Gorr, Alexander 20600444 Died         Sinking of Arisan Maru - 24 Oct. 44 - Bashi Channel - South China Sea

Illinois

Graff, Richard W. 36001737 KIA       East Coast of Bataan -  3 Feb. 42

Illinois

Heinrich, Kenneth A. 36017442 RAMP     Bilibid Prison, Manila, Philippine Islands

Illinois

Henderson, Joseph P. 06576589 KIA Burnt to death - Palawan Island, Philippine Islands - 14 Dec. 44  California
Heuel, Charles A. 36017291 MIA     East Coast of Bataan - 3 Feb. 42 - shrapnel

Illinois

Humphries, Quincey A.

38020646

MIA  

Missing In Action,  Tarlac, Philippine Islands - 29 Dec. 41  

Oklahoma

Johnson, Bernard W.

35020992 Died         Sinking of Oryoku Maru - 15 Dec. 44 - Subic Bay, Philippine Islands

Ohio

Kirchhoff, Herbert J. 20600412 RAMP    Fukuoka Camp #1, Japan

Illinois

Kodaj, Steve 20600413 RAMP Shenyang Sub-camp, Manchuria Illinois
Lajzer, Joseph D. 35017526 RAMP Taihoku #6, Formosa Ohio
Lane, Harold D 20600416 RAMP     Omori Camp #1, Japan

Illinois

Lorenz, Raymond A. 38021061 RAMP    Fukuoka #23, Japan

Oklahoma

Marrs, LD 38040859 RAMP     Kamioka Camp, Japan

Texas

Marston, Wallace R. 14013958 RAMP     Hirohata Camp #12-B, Japan

Florida

Martinez, Camilo 38029535 RAMP     Nagoya Camp #9-B, Japan

Texas

McGuire, Francis I. 39676362 RAMP    Nagoya Camp #9-B, Japan

Nevada

Mueller, Alexander 20600420 Died        Cabanatuan, Philippine Islands - 13 Aug. 42 - dysentery

Illinois

Mulholland, Orrie T. 20600456 RAMP     Hirohata Camp #12-B, Japan

Illinois

Noworul, Harry J. 36016237 RAMP     Kawasaki #2-B, Japan

Illinois

Oldaker, William F. 38020378 RAMP     Narumi Camp #2-B, Japan

Oklahoma

Parr, Robert V. 36017182 RAMP    Fukuoka Camp #17, Japan

Illinois

Pattison, Elmore W. 35021037 RAMP     Fukuoka Camp #17, Japan

Ohio

Peppers, Clemath S.

38020776 KIA    East Coast of Bataan, Luzon, Philippine Islands - 3 Feb. 42 -shrapnel

Missouri

Pimperal, John M. 36017434 RAMP     Tokyo #3-B, Japan

Illinois

Plodzien, Edward F. 20600460 RAMP     Fukuoka Camp #8, Japan

Illinois

Rusch, Harry A. 20600426 RAMP     Omi Camp,  Japan

Illinois

Sears, Lawrence M.   20600463 RAMP     Omine Machi Camp, Japan

Illinois

Shaffer, Ralph R. 36016883 RAMP Omine Machi Camp, Japan

Illinois

Singletary, Edrow F.

38029417 Died Camp Olivias, Philippine Islands -  22 May 42 - malaria

Texas

Squyres, Earl M.

14017287 Died        Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands - 17 Aug. 42 - dysentery

Louisiana

Strompolis, John T. 20600466 RAMP     Maibara Camp #10-B, Japan

Illinois

Swartz, Michael 20600427 Died         Camp O’Donnell - 1 May 42 - dysentery

Illinois

Taylor, Rogers L. 38054736 RAMP     Omori Camp, Japan

Texas

Tennenberg, Lester I. 20600429 RAMP     Fukuoka Camp #17, Japan

Illinois

Twa, Joseph P. 35154493 RAMP Maribara Camp #10-B, Japan Indiana
Webb, Louie L. 14030560 RAMP     Sendai Camp #3, Japan

North  Carolina

Wepsiec, Michael 20600470 RAMP     Sendai Camp #3, Japan

Illinois

Wisniowski, Joseph L.

36016232 Died Cabanatuan Camp, Philippine Islands - 7 Oct. 42 - dysentery & malaria

Illinois

Zelis, Louis 36001929 RAMP    Cabanatuan POW Camp, Philippine Islands

Illinois

 

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