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Abad, Homero R.

Rank and Name, Corporal Homero R. Abad.

Unit/Placed in on, 86th Field Artillery Battalion, Philippine Scouts.

 

POW

The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.

The 86th resorted to fighting was among American and Filipino forces, when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.

Corporal Abad became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp ??? he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.

 

Homero is born in No Record..

 

Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.

 

Homero enlisted the U.S.Army in the Philippines with serial # 310306117.

 

Homero died as a in Japanese Captivity on June 12, 1942, Corporal Homero Abad is honored with a POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

Homero is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the Missing.

 

Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Hendriks  https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org.

Bataan Death March

(April 9, 1942)

Homero R. Abad became a POW(April 9, 1942) an walked (60 miles) the Bataan Death March (70.000 pows), Many walked this march and many died (aprox.600, lack of nutrition and water) to Prison Camps in Bataan and was send to Camp no Recordl, became part of a work detail.

 

POW Camp no record
His rank Corporal

Mededeling

2019 collection

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