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Alban, Mateo

Rank and Name,Private First Class Mateo Alban.

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

Bataan Death March (April 9, 1942)

Private First Class Alban 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.


Mateo is born 1899 in the Philippines.


Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.


Mateo enlisted the U.S.Army in Philippines with service number # R-329591.


Mateo died as a POW on May 14, 1942, he is honored with a POW Medal, Bronze Star Medal,  Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


Mateo 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