Sgt John William Welsh
Tokyo Military Prison Fire

Case History 111
Page 2

 

65 men were recovered at the Tokyo Military Prison
and assigned Unknown X numbers beginning with X-A.

When these men arrived at USAF Cemetery Yokohama,
they were assigned the numbers that are in the first list.
While not stated, X-182 is Sgt John W Welsh.

In the second list are the names of 46 men provided by the Japanese.
Date of Entry into the Prison may not be accurate.

This could be the date when the men were first taken to the
Kempei Tai Headquarters Prison located East of the Imperial Palace.

Three of the men from the Latimer Crew are shown as entering on 14 April 1945.

They are SSgt Chester A Johnson, Sgt William W Sutherland, and Sgt John W Welsh

 

CASE HISTORY 111
DATE OF RECOVERY : 14 TO 21 FEBRUARY 1946

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NAMES OF 46 MEN PROVIDED FROM JAPANESE INFORMATION
SGT WELSH IS NUMBER 45

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