Rank and Name, Private Rufino Andrade.
Unit/Placed in, 57th Infantry Regiment, Philippine Scouts.
Camp no record
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The 57th resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
Pvt. Andrade became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.
Rufino is born in approx. on 1916 in the Philippines.
Parents and Siblings no record available.
Rufino enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 10303105.
Rufino died as a POW in Camp no record on May 26, 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.
Rufino 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