Roy Hilton, ’15, Wade Cothran, ’16, Pope Brown, ’33, M. Woodside, W.Strong, John Shipp, ’40, W. Coffin

Class of 1940

Participants in, and survivors of, The Bataan Death March in which 650 American servicemen died in a seven day forced march conducted by the Japanese after they captured Corregidor in the Philippine Islands during WWII. Cothran died while being transported in a Japanese troopship to Japan in January 1945. Classified as a \War Crime\ due to the intense brutality displayed by the Japanese towards the prisoners,these 7 alum's are true American hero's! Info on the march here.