Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Simplicio M.Babao.
Unit/Placed in, 92nd Coast Artillery Regiment, Philippine Scouts.
Camp no record
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The 92nd resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
SSgt. Simplico became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.
is born in the Philippines.
is born in approx. on in the Philippines.
Parents and Siblings no record available.
Simplicio enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 6055643.
Simplicio died as a POW in Camo no record on 7 July 1942, , he is honored with a Purple Heart, POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Medal, Army & Air Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
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