Rank and Name, Private First Class Damaso Alpar.
Unit/Placed in, 57th Infantry Regiment, Philippine Scouts.
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The 57th resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
Pfc. Alpar became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.
Damaso is born in the Philippines.
Parents and Siblings no record available.
Damoso enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # R-322050.
Damaso died as a POW in Camp no record on May 25, 1942, he is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Damaso 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