Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Juan C. Apodaca.
Unit/Placed in, 158th Infantry Regiment ”Bushmasters”.
Juan is born approx. on 1919 in Texas.
Father, Jose Apodaca.
Mother, Maria G. (Carrasco) Apodaca.
Sister(s), Rebecca, Ursula, Elvira and Lorenza Apodaca.
Juan enlisted the service in Arizona with service number # 20846709.
Juan was KIA in the fights of Battle of Lone Tree Hill at New Guinea on May 23, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Good Conduct Medal, Marksman Ship Badge, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Juan 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
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com