Pvt. Elmore W. Pattison

Born: 1916 - Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Inducted: U. S. Army - 28 March 1941
Training: Fort Knox, Kentucky, Camp Polk, Louisiana
Units: 753rd Tank Battalion & 192nd Tank Battalion, Company A
Overseas Duty: Philippine Islands - Engagements: Battle of Bataan
Prisoner of War: 6 May 1942,  when he escaped to Corregidor
POW Camps: Philippine Islands:  Cabanatuan
Japan:  Fukuoka Camp 17 - slave labor - coal mining
Hell Ship:  Clyde Maru, Sailed: Manila - 23 July 1943, Arrived: Moji - 7 August 1943
Liberated: September 1945

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

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