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Acapulco, Francisco

Rank and Name,Private First Class Francisco Acapulco.

Unit/Placed in on, 57thInfantry Regiment, Philippine Scouts.

Bataan Death March

(April 9, 1942)

Private First Class Francisco Acapulco became a POW(April 9, 1942) an walked (60 miles) the Bataan Death March (70.000 pow), Many walked this march and many died (aprox.600, lack of nutrition and water) to Prison Camps in the Philippines and he was send to Camp No Record, and became part of a work detail.


Francisco is born in the Philippines.


Parents, No Record.


Francisco enlisted the U.S.Army in Philippines with service number # 6866334.


Francisco died as a POW in Camp. No record on May 23, 1942. Private First Class Francisco Acapulco is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, POW Medal,  Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


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

Wall of the missing.



Thanks to ABMC, https://abmc.gov  http://navylog.navymemorial.org 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  Maurice van Doorn and Jean Louis Vijgen.

POW Camp no record
His rank Private First Class