Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Archie Melvin Hendricks Jr.
Unit/Placed in, 26th Cavalry Regiment, Philippine Scouts.
Archie is born approx. on 14 Dec. 1917 in Lake, California.
Father, Archie M. Hendicks.
Mother, Mary E. (Lawyor) Hendricks.
Archie enlisted the service in California with service number # O-377036.
Archie was KIA at Luzon defending Philippine soil against the Japanese Occupation on 6 May 1942, 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.
Archie is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
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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
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
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