Rank and Name, Private Antonio Alvaro.
Unit/Placed in, 31th Infantry Regiment.
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The 31th Infantry Regiment resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
Private Alvarez became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp O’Donnell, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.
Antonio is born approx. on Dec. 12, 1919 in California.
Mother, … Tanares.
Antonio enlisted the service in California with service number # 19052388.
Antonio died as a POW in Camp O’Donnell on May 27, 1942, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Antonio 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