Homer Spensley

Albuquerque dentist Dr. Vincent H. Spensley, chairman of New Mexico’s Bataan Relief Organization and father of Homer Vernon Spensley, B Btry. 200th CA(AA), wired his protest to General George C. Marshall, Army Chief of Staff. It said in part, “In my position, personally wondering why help was not sent to them instead of building morale and bases in Britain, why have not our own been taken care of? May God forgive those responsible. I can’t. If my son, who is reported to have died of starvation, had to pass on, I sincerely hope it was shortly after the fall of Bataan.”