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Acorda, Elias

Rank and Name,Sergeant Elias Acorda.

Unit/Placed in on, US Infantry.U.S. Infantry

 

Infantry Branch, United States, The Infantry Branch is a branch of the United States Army first established in 1775. Motto: Follow me

Branch: United States Army

Headquarters: Fort Benning, United States

Nickname(s): Queen of Battle

 

Elias is born in the Philippines.

 

Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.

 

Elias enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # R-320808.

 

Elias died defending Philippine soil against the Japanese Occupation on May 30, 1942. he is honored with a Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Elias 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

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

US Infantry
His rank Sergeant