© 2018-2021 ww2-pacific
Rank and Name, Private Aureliano Abelgas.
Unit/Placed in on, 45th Infantry Regiment Philippine Scout.
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The 45th resorted to fighting as Infantry and was among American and Filipino forces, when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
Private Abelgas became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow no record, He survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.
Aureliano is born in the Philippines.
Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.
Aureliano enlisted the U.S.Army in with service number # 10303279.
Aureliano died in a No Record POW Camp. In the Philippines on April 11, 1942, Private Auliano Abelglas is honored with a Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Aureliano is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall 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