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Andres, Protacio

Rank and Name, Technician Fifth Grade Protacio A. Andres.

Unit/Placed in, 12th Signal Company, Philippine Scouts.

Camp no record

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

The 12th resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.

Tec5. Andres became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.

 

Protacio is born in the Philippines.

Parents and Siblings no record available.

 

Protacio enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 6612139.

 

Protacio died as a POW in camp no record on Aug. 5, 1942, he is honored with a POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Medal, Army & Air Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

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

Website,

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

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

POW Camp No Record
P.O.W. Medal
Philippine Scout insignia
His rank Technician Fifth Grade