Dec. 1, 2019

Stories of Sacrifice - POW/MIAs - SGT Durrell Tidwell EP01

Stories of Sacrifice - POW/MIAs - SGT Durrell Tidwell EP01

SGT Durrell Tidwell - 200th CAC

SGT Durrell Tidwell - Was born in New Mexico and served with the 200th Coast Artillery Regiment in the Philippines at the outbreak of WW2. He died on 30 July 1942 at POW Camp Cabanatuan and after the war was reburied as an Unknown at the Manila American Cemetery. 

This is his story of Sacrifice to our Country and his family's efforts to get him identified and brought home for a honorable burial next to his parents. Please share his story with your friends and family! You can also download this episode on iTunes under Stories of Sacrifice.

CASE UPDATE - A disinterment proposal was issued for SGT Tidwell and the other 18 POWs who were buried in Common Grave 212 at Cabanatuan. Identifications and repatriations will happen over the next several years. 

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