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Alfajardo, Florentino

Rank and Name,Sergeant Florentino Alfajardo.

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

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.

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

 

 Florentino is born in 1890 in the Philippines.

 

Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.

 

Florentino enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # R-322049.

 

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

 

Florentino is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts 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 Sergeant