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Albacena, Manuel

Rank and Name,Private Manuel Albacena.

Unit/Placed in,23rd Field Artillery Regiment, Philippine Scouts.

Bataan Death March (April 9, 1942)

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

 

Manuel is born in the Philippines.

 

Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.

 

Manuel enlisted the U.S.Army in Philippines with service number # 10306105.

 

Manuel died as a POW on July 11, 1942, he is honored with a POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Manuel 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