Name and Rank, Private First Class Ralf R. Mabey.
Unit/Placid in, 745th Ordnance Company, Aviation.
Camp no record
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The Serviceman resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
He became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.
Ralf was approx. born on 1919 in Idaho.
Father, William A. Mabey.
Mother, Nan L. Mabey.
Sister, Ruth Mabey.
Brothers, Keith B., James W. and R. Jack Mabey.
Ralf entered the service from Utah with service number # 39678698.
Ralf died as a POW in Camp no record on Oct. 3, 1942, he is honerd with a POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Ralf is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila,
National Capital Region, Philippines.
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
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com