Rank and Name, Private First-Class Rafael Almayda.
Unit/Placed in, 57th Infantry Regiment, Philippine Scouts.
Rafael is born in the Philippines.
Parents and Siblings no record available.
Rafaelenlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # .
Rafael was KIA at Batan defending Philippine soil against the Japanese Occupation on Jan. 12, 1942, he is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Rafael is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com