Edward R. Wernitznig

Edward R. Wernitznig

March 9, 1906 -- May 4, 1976), Captain in the U.S. Army serving in the 12th Medical Regiment of the Philippine Scouts. P.O.W.

May 13th, 1942

Moved by marching from General Hospital # 2 area to LITTLE BAGUIO into Ordinance Bodega area. Assigned to # 14 with rest of majors. Everything

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May 26, 1942

Left Little Baguio, axle broke; stopped at GUAGUA ate 6 mangos 12 bananas. Heard we were going to MANILA, everybody elated, imagine surprise when we

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May 30th, 1942

Left BILIBID at 3:00 AM marched to RR station placed in boxcar 101 men + 2 Japanese guards. Left MANILA at 6:30 AM arrived CABAN

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May 31st, 1942

Left CABANATUAN at 6:00 AM marched 15 KM east to concentration camp. Arrived 12:15 PM. We were again relieved of more of our personal belongings.

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June 1st, 1942

Marched back to concentration camp no. 1 9 KM East of Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija; a 6 KM march. Left at 3:00 PM. Rice for Supper.

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June 6th, 1942

Formation of hospital area group; appointed Executive Officer — 66 officers & 1 Red Cross man + 183 corps men in group.

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