Rank and Name, Sergeant Fructuoso Amargo.
Unit/Placed in, 45th Infantry Regiment, Philippine Scouts.
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The 45th Infantry resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
Sergeant Amargo became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp O’Donnel, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.
Fructuoso is born in the Philippines.
Parents and Siblings no record available.
Fructuoso enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 6738453.
Fructuoso died as a POW in Camp O’Donnel on May 23, 1942, he is honored with a POW Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Fructuoso 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