T/5 Artie P. Cope


Born: September 1918 - California
Home: Salinas, California
Enlisted: California National Guard
Inducted:  U. S. Army - 10 February 1941 - Salinas Army Air Base

Training:  Fort Lewis, Washington
Unit: 194th Tank Battalion -  C Company = Transferred to  Headquarters Company when it was formed
Overseas Duty: Philippine Islands
Engagements: Northern Luzon, Battle of Bataan
Prisoner of War  9 April 1942 - Death March
Prisoner of War: POW Camps:  O'Donnell, Cabanatuan, Fukuoka Camp #17 (coal mining)
Hell Ship: Clyde Maru, Sailed: Manila - 23 July 1943 - Arrived: Moji - 9 August 1943
Liberated: September 1945

   

                                                                                                Credit: Jim Opolony: 192nd & 194th Tank Battalion

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