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Alvarez, Sandolio C.

Rank and Name, Private Sandolio C. Alvarez.

Unit/Placed in, 5307th Composite Unit (Merrill Marauders).

Merrill’s Marauders

Merrill’s Marauders (named after Frank Merrill) or Unit Galahad, officially named the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), was a United States Army long range penetration special operations jungle warfare unit, which fought in the South-East Asian theatre of World War II, or China-Burma-India Theater (CBI). The unit became famous for its deep-penetration missions behind Japanese lines, often engaging Japanese forces superior in number.

 

Sandolio is born approx. on 1920 in Florida.

Parents, Siblings and Spouse, No Record Available.

 

Sandolio enlisted the service in Florida with service number # 34543586.

 

Sandolio was KIA during the fights with the Japanese over Mytika, Burma on July 1, 1944, 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.

 

Sandolio is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.marauder.org/history.htm

http://www.marauder.org/passing.htm#A

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Mytika, Burma
Mytika, Burma
Mytika, Burma
Mytika, Burma
His rank Private