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Abshire II, Farley Alfred

Rank and Name, Corporal Farley Alfred Abshire II.

Unit/Placed in on, 7th Material Squadron, 5th Air Base Group.

POW

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

The 19th Bomb Group resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.

Corporal Abshire IIl became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp O. Donell, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.

 

Farley is born in 1917 in Los Angeles, California.

 

Father, Alfred C. Abshire.

Mother, Maude E. (Thompson) Abshire.

 

Farley enlisted the service in California with service number # 19049279.

 

Farley died as a POW in Camp O, Donell on May 31, 1942,  is honored with a POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Wall of the Missing

 

Thanks to http://www.lindavdahl.com/FrontPage_Links/7th%20Material%20Sq%20&%202nd%20Prov.%20Inft.%20on%20Bataan.htm 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

Çamp O'Donell
Memorial
His rank Corporal