Rank and Name, Private Martin L. Astrogano Jr.
Unit/Placed in, 21st Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group.
Camp no record
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The 24th Pursuit Group resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
Pvt. Astorgano became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.
Martin is born approx. on 1921 in California.
Father, Martin Astorgano.
Mother, Irene Astorgano.
Parents born in Spain.
Sister(s), Margaret Astorgano.
Brother(s), Tony Astorgano.
Martin enlisted the service in California with service number # 19051921.
Martin died as a POW in Camp no record on 4 Oct. 1942, he is honored with a POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Martin 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
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com