Rank and Name, Sergeant Florencio Austria.
Unit/Placed in, 88th Field Artillery Regiment, Philippine Scouts.
Alvin survived the Death March and the horrific conditions at Camp O’Donnell. about 1500 American and 22,000 Filipino prisoners of war died at Camp O’Donnell from starvation, disease and the brutal treatment received at the hands of the captors during the few months it was open.
Florencio is born in the Philippines.
Parents and Siblings no record available.
Florencio enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 6738143.
Florencio died as a POW in Camp O’Donnell on 27 Aug. 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.
Florencio is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.philippinescouts.org/
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