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Alas, Protacio

Rank and Name,Private First Class Protacio Alas.

Unit/Placed in,91st Coast artillery Regiment, Philippine Scouts.

POW

The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.

The 91st Coastal Artillery Regiment resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.

Private First Class became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.

 

Protacio born on 1897 in the Philippines.

 

Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.

 

Protacio enlisted the U.S.Army in Philippines with service number #6612282 .

 

Protacio died as a POW on June 21, 1942, he is honored with a Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Protacio 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 First Class