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Rank and Name,Private First Class Mariano M. Acala.
Unit/Placed in,57th Infantry Regiment, Philippine Scouts.
Mariano is born in the Philippines.
Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.
Mariano enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 6866676.
Mariano was KIA at Batan defending Philippine soil against the Japanese Occupation on Feb. 9, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Mariano 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