Rank and Name, Private Edward Clarence Ambrose.
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 Ambrose became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp O’Donnell, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.
Edward is born approx. on April 9, 1913 in Urbanette, Arkansas.
Father, Frank B. Ambrose.
Mother, Mary M. (Long) Ambrose.
Brother(s), Joseph H. Ambrose.
Edward enlisted the service in Arkansas with service number # 19056914.
Edward died as a POW in Camp O’Donnell on May 25, 1942, he is honored with a POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Edward is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
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