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Alcantara, Romunaldo B.

Rank and Name,Private Romualdo B. Alcantara.

Unit/Placed in,24th Field Artillery Regiment, Philippine Scouts.

POW

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

The 24th Field Artillery  Regiment resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.

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

 

Romualdo is born in 1917 in the Philippines.

 

Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.

 

Romualdo enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 10306002.

 

Romualdo died as a POW on June 8, 1942, he is honored with a POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Romualdo 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
Memorial
O'Donnell Cross
His rank Private