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Afravante, Alfonso

Rank and Name,Private Alfonso Afravante.

Unit/Placed in,57th Infantry Regimen, Philippine Scouts.

 

Alfonso is born in the Philippines.

 

Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.

 

Alfonso enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 6610526.

 

Alfonso died  in the Battle for Bataan defending Philippine soil against the Japanese Occupation on June 6, 1942, he is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Alfonso 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

57th Infantry Regiment (PS)
His rank Private