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JimO (#46874118)
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I am an Illinois high school teacher who became involved in an memorial to the 192nd Tank Battalion which fought on Bataan. Since then, we have added the 194th Tank Battalion and 17th Ordnance to the website. Most of the pages I deal with have to do with members of the two tank battalions or 17th Ordnance. In addition, there are a number of pages that are memorials to former students, of the high school I teach at, who died in World War II and Vietnam.
I also have added memorials to men who are named on the Tablets of the Missing at Manila and are listed on the ABMC website but, for whatever reason, had no Find-A-Grave page.
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Misty Belsky
James Sapp
Thank you for this memorial and info on it. We never knew we had a POW in our family. This would be my step grandfather's nephew. Thank you again for the info.
Added by Misty Belsky on Jan 26, 2016 2:18 PM
C Menard
RE: Clifford Fusselman
Hello Jim0,

Thank you very much for posting this for me.
I am unable to open it.

Can you resend it to me to my email?


Cathy Menard
Added by C Menard on Dec 03, 2015 6:13 PM
RE: Earl Brakes
Thank you for the information. Really appreciate it. I don't know if DNA results would be conclusive as the only family members here are from his sister who was adopted. We have no family left that would be in the same blood line. I could try and find someone from his mother's side. I will have to do a lot of looking.
Added by bobbie on Sep 06, 2015 1:07 PM
Earle Brakes
Thank you for posting the picture of the monument for Earle. He was my husband's great uncle. I have a lot of articles on him but we never knew where he was buried at or even if his body was ever found. I have added a few articles regarding his missing in action status and other things.

Thanks again,

Added by bobbie on Sep 06, 2015 3:56 AM
Loren Bender
George F. Fowler
Hello Jimo. I am doing research for George F. Fowler 31st Inf. Regt. in the Phillipines. Do you have any info on him. Here in Nebraska my info says he got a Silver star for attempting to shoot down a Japanese plane with a machine gun and died doing it.The local death date is down as march 1942 even before the Bataan death march.You mentioned that he died as a POW. I spend all my time working on world war II hero's and would appreciate any info you have. Thanks Loren bender
Added by Loren Bender on Sep 04, 2015 5:55 PM
RE: Paul Darnell
Thank you so much...My mom is going to be extremely delighted to see this kind of project going on. I'm sure if my Dad was alive he would be fall over in his chair. Your giving me an idea for our graduating class as well. We had a lot of people pass on. Something to ask at our reunion on Sept 12th!

Added by screenname on Sep 03, 2015 8:45 AM
Find A Grave Memorial# 56654217
Thank you so much for the wonderful photo. My mom's husband is related. Unfortunately, he had passed away. It was a sad time for the family. I noticed your profile. I was wondering about Paul's education background, and anything else I can dig up. This family has a lot of interesting turns.
Added by screenname on Sep 03, 2015 7:33 AM
James Miller FInd A Grave 134500690
Yes, you may use the photo of James' headstone. Feel free to post any photos you may have of him on the Find A Grave memorial as well. Thanks!
Added by Jessica on Aug 03, 2015 9:56 PM
RE: Robert Gagnier 89750948
Thank you for the heads up for his site! It is a beautiful remembrance of his life and sacrifice!

Thank you!
Added by Famlygeni on Aug 02, 2015 10:50 AM
Linda Mead
Dwight Miller
Thank you very much for the additional military information. I have added it to his memorial.
Added by Linda Mead on Jul 28, 2015 2:29 PM
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