Rank and Name, Private Alfonso Alojipan.
Unit/Placed in, 12th Medical Battalion, Philippine Scout.
Bataan Death March
(April 9, 1942)
Pvt. Alojipan became a POW and walked (60 miles) the Bataan Death March (together with 70.000 pow), Many walked this march and many died (aprox.600, lack of nutrition and water) to Prison Camps in the Philippines and was send to Camp No Record, became part of a work detail.
Many Survived the March and the imprisonment, some died thereafter.
Alfonso is born in the Philippines.
Parents and Siblings no record available.
Alfonso enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 10302927.
Alfonso died as a POW in Camp no record on Aug. 1, 1942, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Alfonso 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