© 2018-2021 ww2-pacific
Rank and Name,Private First Class Justiniano Acosta.
Unit/Placed in on, 57th Infantry Regiment, Philippine 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.
Private First Class Acostal became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.
Justiniano is born in the Philippines.
Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.
Justiniano enlisted the U.S.Army in Philippines with service number # R-320965.
Justiniano died on Aug.22, 1942. he is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Justiniano 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