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SchultzD1 - Walworth Tank Co. Man Freed • We. Donald...
Walworth Tank Co. Man Freed • We. Donald Schultz Is 30th Member of 192nd Known Safe A brief war department message message this week has notified Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schultz, Walworth, of the liberation of their son, Pfc. Donald Schultz, >the 30lh member of the 100-man Janesvillo unit of the 192nd Tank battalion known to be safe. The wire stated only that .the 25'"* 25'"* year-old soldier had been returned returned to military military control and would be brought to the United States in the near future. During the three and a halt years of his internment, internment, Pfc. Donald SchulU Schultz was held in camps in the Philippines and at Fukuoka, Japan. Five cards reached his parents during the time he was a prisoner. A native of Dorchester, Wis., Pfc. Schultz had been a resident of Walworth for 10 years before he left Janesville with the Tank company. He had enlisted with his good friends, Fay and Ray Bolden, twins, both of whom lost their lives after the fall 'of Bataan. Bataan. He has one brother in service, Pfc. Vernon Schultz, now stationed in Germany. Wednesday Mr. and Mrs. Emil Buggs, 618 S. Academy street, received received a short letter from their son, Pfc. Lester Buggs, confirming the news of his liberation they had from the war department earlier this week. In the letter, written Sept. 25, Pfc. Buggs stated that he had received all the letters they sent and told his parents he was "okeh." He asked about his brother, brother, Melvin, stating that he hoped he was home. Melvin. also a member member of the tank company, lost his life on a Japanese transport Oct. 24, 1944.

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  1. Janesville Daily Gazette,
  2. 04 Oct 1945, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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