Rank and Name, Private First Class Manuel A. Bacayo.
Unit/Placed in, 57th Infantry Regiment, Philippine Scouts.
Manuel is born in the Philippines.
Parents and Siblings no record available.
Manuel enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 10300665.
Manuel was KIA at Bataan defending Philippine soil against the Japanese occupation on 13 July 1942, he is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Medal, Army & Air Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Manuel 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