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Abat, Erbireto O.

Rank and Name, Private First Class Eriberto O. Abat.

Unit/Placed in on, 14th Engineer Regiment, Philippine Scout.

Bataan Death March

(April 9, 1942)

Eriberto R. Abat became a POW 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,  and was send to Camp Corregidor, became part of a work detail.

 

Eriberto is born in the Philippines.

 

Parents, No Record.

 

 Eriberto enlisted the U.S.Army in the Philippines with serial # 1031764.

 

Eriberto died as a pow in Camp. Corregidor on May 11, 1942, Private First Class Abat is honored with a POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the Missing.

 

Thanks to ABMC, https://abmc.gov Familysearch.com  https://www.familysearch.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Honorstates http://www.honorstates.org,   Geoffrey Roecker https://missingmarines.com/ P.O.W. Info: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html Jean Louis Vijgen.

POW Camp Corregidor
His rank Private First Class