Veterans' Memorial Project

Henry George Gansz

Chicago, IL

World War II

College: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

Graduation Year: Attended 1938

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Private First Class

Date of Birth: 10/05/1917

Date of Death: 03/25/1942

Affiliations: Sigma Phi Epsilon

PFC Gansz served with the Chemical Weapons Service, 7th Chemicals-Aviation. After the fall of Bataan, PFC Gansz became a Prisoner of War of the Japanese Imperial Army at PW Camp #7, Corregidor, Philippines, where there were 40 other Americans. Gansz died in captivity.

– submitted by Ed Jones, fraternity brother; additional information taken from University and public records

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