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Albay, Sixto F.

Rank and Name,Private Sixto F. Albay.

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

POW

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

The 57th Infantry Regiment resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.

Private Albay became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp O’donnell, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.

 

Sixto is born in the Philippines.

 

Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.

 

Sixto enlisted the U.S.Army in Philippines with service number # 10301374.

 

Sixto died as a POW on June 26, 1942, he is honored with a POW Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Sixto 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

 

Çamp O'Donell
O'Donnell Cross
His rank Private