Pvt. James Finley


Born: 25 January 1918 - Oklahoma
Inducted: U. S. Army - 17 March 1941
Training: Fort Knox, Kentucky, Camp Polk, Louisiana
Units: 753rd Tank Battalion,  192nd Tank Battalion
Overseas Duty: Philippine Islands - Engagements: Battle of Bataan
Prisoner of War: 9 April 1942,  Death March
POW Camps: Philippine Islands: Camp O'Donnell & Cabanatuan
Japan:  Fukuoka Camp 17 - coal mining
Hell Ship:  Clyde Maru, Sailed: Manila - 23 July 1943, Arrived: Moji - 7 August 1943
Liberated: September 1945
Died: 9 March 1974 - Wife: Grace



 

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

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