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Rasmusson, Lars H.

Rank and Name, Private Lars H. Rasmusson.

Unit/Placed in, Headquarters Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group.

Camp Bilibid

Former Civilian prison converted to a POW camp, hospital and transit camp for POWS. Almost every man captured on Corregidor passed through this camp at one time or another. As it was a transit point for movement to other camps First major use as transit point for high ranking officers from Bataan and for all men from Corregidor. Pfc.!!!!  became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp Bilibid (Manila) he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.


Lars is born approx. on 7 Oct. 1917 in Michigan.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.


Lars enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 19046262.


Lars died as a POW in Camp Old Bilibid on 10 June 1942, he is honored with a POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.

He has also a Memorial Grave at Elmwood Cemetery, Grayling, Crawford County, Michigan, USA.


Thanks to,

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

POW Camp Old_bilibid
The old Bilibid Prison, now known as the Manila City Jail, notorious for ill-treatment of prisoners share details of the prison / exterior of the death house building behind the fence of the prison complex / CU male prisoners about to be exectuted (HD is 4x3 pillar box and may be scaled to 16x9) Prisoners on death row at Bilibid Prison on January 01, 1930 in Manila, Philippines
P.O.W. Medal