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Alforque, Obedeigo (Obedegio)

Rank and Name, Private Obedeigo Alforque.

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

Bataan Death March (April 9, 1942)

Private Alforque 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.

Obedeigo is born 1914 in Philippines.


Parents and Siblings, No record.

Wife, Petra (Burton) Alforque.


Obedeigo enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 6866023.


Obedeigo died as a POW on April 30, 1942, he is honored with a Bronze Star Medal,  Asian-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Obedeigo 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/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/


Pow Camp (no record)
His rank Private