Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Manuel Asejo.
Unit/Placed in, Naval Receiving Station, Cavite.
Camp no record
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The !!!!th resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
Pfc.!!!! became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.
Manuel is born in the Philippines.
Father, Catalino Asejo.
Mother and Siblings no record available.
Manuel enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 4985375.
Manuel died as a POW in Camp no record on 1 July 1942, he is honored with a POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Medal, Navy Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Manuel 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