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Actis, Michael, Serso

Rank and Name, Private Michael Serso Actis.

Unit/Placed in on, 34th Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group.

Bataan Death March

(April 9, 1942)

Michael became a POW an walked (60 miles) the Bataan Death March (together with 70.000 pow), Many walked this march and many died (aprox.600, lack of nutrition and water) to Prion Camps in the Philippines and was send to Camp No Record, became part of a work detail.

 

Michael is born in Bakersfield in, California.24-7

 

Brother, Sereno C. Actis.

 

Michael enlisted the U.S.Army in California with service number # 19002104.

 

Micheal died as a POW during the Bataan Death March, when he was Executed on April 20, 1942,  is honored with a  Purple Heart, Air Medal, POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Michael 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

 

Pow Camp (no record)
His rank Private