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Rank and Name,Technician Fourth Grade Fortunato Acidillo.
Unit/Placed in on, 57th Infantry Regiment. Phillipine Scouts.
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The 57th resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
Tec4 Fortunado Acidillo became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March.
Fortunado is born in the Philippines.
Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.
Fortunado enlisted the U.S.Army in Philippines with service number # 6738897.
Fortunado died as a POW in Camp. No record on Jan. 31, 1945. Tecnician Fourth Grade Fortunado Acydillo is honored with a POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Fortunado 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