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HARRY B BLACK

1st LT

Army

HOME : ROSEBURG, OR

Plaque : Wall 2, Row A, Col 6

First Lieutenant Harry B. Black, 28, in a Japanese prison camp. Feb 11, 1945. Born June 10, 1917 in Roseburg he resided in several places in Washington prior to returning with his parents. He graduated from Roseburg Senior High school in 1935 and graduated with the highest honors in general science from Oregon State college in 1940. Was a member of Sigma Phi epsilon fraternity. After graduating from he was employed by the Copeo in Roseburg. He was sent overseas to the Philippines in September 1941 and served the 194th tank battalion. Captured at Corregidor, survived the death march of Bataan and was held a prisoner by the Japanese in the Philippines until October 1944 when he was transferred to a prison camp in Japan where he died of his injuries..

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PHILLIPINES, CORREGIDOR, DIED IN POW CAMP JAPAN