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Rank and Name, Sergeant Jose Abellanoza.
Unit/Placed in on, 45th Infantry Regiment Philippine Scout.
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The 45th Infantry Regiment resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
Sergeant Abellanoza became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp O ‘Donnell he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.
Jose is born in the Philippines.
Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.
Jose enlisted the U.S.Army in the Philippines with service number # 6735594.
Jose died as a POW on May 14, 1942, Sergeant Jose Abellanoza is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Jose 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