Rank and Name, Private First Class Hilarion Alon.
Unit/Placed in, US Infantry.
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The US Infantry resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
Pfc. Alon became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.
Hilarion is born in the Philippines.
Parents and Siblings no record available.
Hilarion enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # R-310155.
Hilarion died as a POW in Camp no record on June 12, 1942, he is honored with a POW Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Hilarion 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