J.C. Garrett

Born: 24 November 1915 - Louisiana
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. C. M. Garrett

Inducted: U. S. Army
Training: Fort Benning, Georgia, Camp Polk, Louisiana
753rd Tank Battalion and192nd Tank Battalion B Co.
Overseas Duty: Philippine Islands - Engagements: Luzon, Battle of Bataan
Prisoner of War: 9 April 1942,  Death March
POW Camps: Philippine Islands: Camp O'Donnell & Cabanatuan #1
Japan:  Fukuoka Camp 17 - coal mining
                                      Hell Ship:
Clyde Maru, Sailed: Manila - 23 July 1943
                                 Arrived: Moji -
Arrived: Moji, Japan - 7 August 1943

                             Liberated: September 1945

                          Died: 18 April 1970  - Carthage, Texas - Survived by 3 children:
                        Susan Garrett, Nancy Marie Garrett, and James Charles Garrett Jr

                           Buried: Odd Fellows Cemetery - Carthage, Texas


Credit: Jim Opolony Bataan Commemorative Research Project:  192nd & 194th Tank Battalion

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