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Alderete, Manuel

Rank and Name,Private Manuel Alderete.

Unit/Placed in,200th Coast Artillery Regiment.


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

The 200th Coast Artillery Regiment resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.

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


Manuel is born on in 1917 in San Jose, New Jersey.

Father, Baltazar Alderete.

Mother, Manuelita Alderete.

Sisters, Concepion, Eva and Rufina Alderete.

Brother, Ilario Alderete.


Manuel enlisted the service in New Mexico with service number # 38012655.



Manuel died as a POW on May, 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.

Walls 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 



200th Coast Artillery Regiment (PS)
Manuel Alderete
His rank Private