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Baduria, Daniel

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Daniel Balduria.

Unit/Placed in, 25th Infantry Division Band.


Before the 25th Infantry Division Band was constituted on October 12, 1943, SSgt. Daniel Balduria was in training to form the Band on the Cargo-Ship USS Aludra AK-72 when it was Torpedoed by the Japanese Submarine RO-323, he was rescued but died of his wounds and got a Sea Burial from the USS Skylark AM-63 Minesweeper.


Daniel is born approx. on 1897 in the Philippines.

Spouse, Silveria (Mandano) Baduria.

Parents are born in the Philippines.

Children born in Hawaii.

Daughter, Conny and Bernice Baduria.

Sons, Eddy, Leonard, Danny and Donald Baduria


Daniel enlisted the service in Hawaii with service number # 6613285.


Daniel was KIA during training duty on the USS Aludra cargo ship when it was Torpedoed by the Japanese submarine RO-33 on 23 June, 1943, 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.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.

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

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

Buried on Sea
25th Infantry Division Band
USS Aludra (AK-72) Cargo (Training)
USS Skylark (AM-63) Minesweeper (sea-burial)
Daniel Baduria
His rank Staff Sergeant