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Amera, Alvin

Rank and Name, Private First-Class Alvin Amera.

Unit/Placed in, 680th Ordnance Company, Aviation.

Alvin survived the Death March and the horrific conditions at Camp O’Donnell. About 1500 American and 22,000 Filipino prisoners of war died at Camp O’Donnell from starvation, disease and the brutal treatment received at the hands of the captors during the few months it was open.


The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.

The 680th Ordnance Company resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.

PFC Amera became a POW and was first imprisoned at Pow Camp O’Donnell later at Camp Cabanatuan, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.


Alvin is born approx. on 1914 in Idaho.

Father, Charles Amera.

Mother, Elizabeth Amera.

Sister(s), Lucy Amera.

Brother(s), Wilburn Amera.


Alvin enlisted the service in Idaho with service number # 19032413.


Alvin died as a POW in Camp Cabanatuan on Oct. 4, 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.


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

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Cottonwood Community Cemetery,

Cottonwood, Idaho County, Idaho, USA.


Thanks to,

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


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

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

First POW Camp O'Donnell
Camp Cabanatuan
Prison Hut
POW Medal
His rank Private First Class