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Nable, Nicholas Castanares

Name and Rank, Private First Class Nicholas Castanares Nable.

Unit/Placed in, 57th Infantry Regiment, Philippine Scouts.


Nicholas  was born approx. on Feb. 14, 1903 in Cebu, Philippines.

Parents and Siblings, no record available.


Nicholas entered  the service from the Philippines with service number # 6735602.


Nicholas C. Nable was a Private 1st Class/Soldier in the 57th Infantry Regiment, Philippine Scouts.


Nicholas  was KIA at Bataan Peninsula defending Philippine soil against the Japanese occupation on, 3 June 1942, he is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Medal, Army & Air Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

Nicholas is buried at Libingan ng mga Bayani, 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

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

57th Infantry Regiment (ps)
Anti Tank Comp from 57th IR
His rank Private First Class
Soldiers from the 57th IR with catured sword