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Baca, Sarapio

Rank and Name, Private Sarapio Baca.

Unit/Placed in, 158th Infantry Regiment “Bushmasters”.


Sarapio is born approx. on 1915 in New Mexico.

Father, Benjamin Baca.

Mother, Maria (Bosser) Baca.

Sister(s), Mallie Baca.

Brother(s), Paul, Herman B. and Augustin Baca.


Sarapio enlisted the service in Colorado with service number # 38006227.


Sarapio died of his wounds sustained during the fights over Manila at on 18 July 1945, 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.


Sarapio is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.


Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

His unit 158th Infantry Regiment
Battle of Manila the Walled City 1945
Manila Memorial 1945
An American soldier in Manila rescuing an injured Filipino girl (February 1945). Defying orders from General Yamashita, Japanese Marines in Manila went on a barbaric killing spree. MacArthur refused to bomb the city. The Japanese who refused to surrender had to be rooted out building by building. Civilians were not just caught in the crossfire. The Japanese actually sought out civilians to kill. An estimated 100,000 civilians perished, most were killed by the Japanese on purpose
His rank Private