Tank Co. Men— (Continued from Page 1) ago, one dated Jan. 31, 1945, and the other, October, 1944, both written written from the prison camp at Osaka. A native of South Dakota, where his grandmother still lives, Pvt. Richter attended school at Frederick, Frederick, S. D., prior to coming to Janesville 11 years ago to make his home with Mr. and Mrs. Ellis. He was employed as a bartender at the Evergreen tavern on the Janesville-Beloit Janesville-Beloit road, owned by Mr. Ellis. Ellis. He was carried on the war department department records as missing following following Ihe fall of the Philippines until June, 1943. Until his transfer to Osaka, Japan,'Pvt. Richter was reported to be .held in.Philippine prison camp 4.- Altogether, Mrs. Ellis has received seven messages from her brother during his imprisonment. imprisonment.