Herbert E. Evans

Herbert E. Evans

Sergeant, K Company, 31st Infantry Regiment, USAFFE. P.O.W. in the Philippines in Camp O’Donnell, Cabanatuan, and Los Baños then Nichols Field and Bilibid Prison, Manila.

January 1-6, 1942

Then about Jan. 1-1942 moved west in to mountains around Bagac stayed a few days came back to Hermosa got caught in 8 hour shelling

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January 19-23, 1942

Then on Jan. 19-1942 moved back up to Abucay line up in mountains where it had broken made counter attack Jan 20-1942 but was not

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April 5, 1942

I got out of hospital April 5-1942 had hard time finding my outfit all armys were taking a beating scattered everwhere.

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April 9-15, 1942

Then on April 9-1942 General King of Air [Artillery] Corp surrendered troops of Bataan to Nips. Then started on hike to O’Donnell. Hiked 4 days

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July 9, 1944

Work was pretty easy at first food not so good but then they began to work us much harder. The men all began to go

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