NAME
Grover William Pool
NICKNAME
Bill
MCSN
279302
HOME OF RECORD
702 Springdale Road, Austin, TX
NEXT OF KIN
Parents, Hill & Viola Pool
DATE OF BIRTH
May 2, 1918
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
December 21, 1939
DATE OF LOSS
May 8, 1942
REGION
Philippines
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Camp O’Donnell, Luzon
CASUALTY TYPE
Died as POW
UNIT
E/2/4th Marines
DUTY
Truckmaster
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Private Pool was captured in the fall of Bataan, 9 April 1942. He survived the Bataan Death March, and was incarcerated in Camp O’Donnell, Luzon, Philippine Islands.
Pool was carried on the list of Marine prisoners of war untilĀ 25 November 1945. He was determined to have died at Camp O’Donnell on 8 May 1942.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Prisoner of War Medal
LAST KNOWN RANK
Private
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not Recovered.
MEMORIALS
Austin Memorial Park Cemetery, Austin, TX
Manila American Cemetery

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