Rank and Name, Private Clyde V. Austin.
Unit/Placed in, 803rd Engineer Battalion, Aviation.
Camp no record
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The 803rd resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
Pvt. Austin became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record.
Clyde is born approx. on 1921 in Louisiana.
Mother, Una Austin.
Sister(s), Hazel N. Winnie and Virginia Austin.
Brother(s), Richard E. Harold A. Jack D. Wilbur and Lawrence A. Austin.
Clyde enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 34076383.
Clyde died as a POW in Camp no record on 28 Dec, 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Clyde 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
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
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