Charles Mitchell and Tech 5 James C. Warren (right) were
first cousins and best friends. They grew up together in
Baylor County, Texas.
In February 1942, James entered service in the US Army and
served with the 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry
Division. He was one of the Philippine “Liberators”.
Sadly, liberation came too late for Charles Euphra Mitchell, who
was beaten to death in Cabanatuan prisoner of war camp in
James Warren would name his son after Charles
All images courtesy of
Walt Euphra Warren