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Soldier’s Home State/Country of (military) Record or State/Country of Residence:

California **

Hawaii *  

Oregon ***

Washington****

Philippines #

 

AUS- Army of the United States

BNR-Body Not Recovered

BR-Body Recovered

DOW- Died of Wounds

DSC-Distinguished Service Cross (54 recipients)

KIA-Killed in Action

MIA-Missing in Action

POW-Prisoner of War

PA Philippine Army, part of the United States.Armed Forces

PS-Philippine Scout, part of the United States Armed Forces

SWA-Seriously wounded in action by missile

USAFFE United States Armed Forces of the Far East; organized 12/1941 commanded by Gen Douglas MacArthur beginning 7/26/1941

WAS- Women’s Auxiliary Service

 

 

Units established in the United States -1st Filipino Inf Bn, 1st Filipino Inf Regt (“Laging Una”), 2nd Filipino Inf Bn, 2nd Filipino Inf Regt, 5217 Recon Bn, 5218th Recon Co and 978th Signal Service Co

Ist Recon Bn (“Come What May”)

 

 

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Regino Nacua

 

Alex Nagtalon 978 Signal Corps 1st Filipino Inf Civilian Occupation: teacher in Phoenix, Az 

 

Felino Bareng Nagtalon ** born 7/1/1919; died 9/16/2001; buried Stockton Ca. Rural Cemetery; Army SSgt

 

Guillermo Nakar # Cpt later promoted by Gen McArthur to Lt. Col PA; guerrilla force of 1100 sent the 1st signal of guerrilla activity from Luzon Philippines fr. 7/10/1942-8/1942 until he was captured ( 9/1942) & executed

 

Eladio Naldoza 1st Filipino Regt

 

Tagumpay A. Nanadiego # 31st Motor Transport Co; Alamo Scouts; Death March; POW; Intelligence & Operations Officer Guerrilla; Judge Advocate Phil Army; post war: Brig Gen (Ret 1974) Armed Forces of the Philippines; Phil Embassy Veterans Affairs Office Washington D.C.(until 1999); 2008 Legacy Award from Filipino Veterans Foundation (FVF)

 

Manuel Nasaros* Filipino Inf Regt

 

Lakibul P. Nastaie # Pvt 1st Reconn Bn

 

Andres D. Natividad # born 8/29/1920 Philippines; died 7/28/1998; buried Malolos Memorial Park San Agustin Bulacan Philippines

 

Pablo Naval

 

Alberto Navarrete Army Cpt; Commander 1st Q-boat Squadron; from Pangasinan Award: Distinguished Service Cross (for defense of Bataan & air-sea battle of 1/17/1942)

 

Ed Navarro Lt.

 

Rosendo Navarro # born 3/1/1899 Philippines; died 3/23/1989 Newark Ca

 

Catalino Nera # guerrilla

 

Encarnacion Nevarez died 11/7/1944 Casualty S1 ship Albacore SS-218 was sunk bet Hokkaido & Honshu

 

James Gregory Nichols # born 2/4/1918 Piddig Ilocos Norte Philippines died 9/15/2005; buried : Holy Cross Cemetery Antioch; California Death March; POW; postwar: retired from  Army 21 yrs of service; employed @ Oakland Unified District 20 yrs

 

Agustin Nicolas * enlistment

 

Manuel Nieto Maj

 

Antonio Nieva ON NOV. 12, 2005 at a gathering on the Ateneo de Manila University campus at Loyola Heights, Quezon City, 15 men will be enshrined in the Ateneo Heroes Memorial. Among the deceased honorees are those who fought in Bataan and walked the Death March -- Antonio Vinluan, Philip Buencamino, Antonio Nieva, Ramon Pamintuan, Oscar Coscolluela and Ramon Diaz, who was tortured by the Japanese for being a member of an intelligence cell that relayed information about the Japanese to the Americans in Australia through the interned Jesuits. Source: http://news.inq7.net/nation/index.php?index=1&story_id=54434

 

Ricardo Nieves Merchant Marine; Wiper; POW 11/29/1942 ship- Sawokla; released; resident of NY NY

 

Saturnino B. Nieves # died 9/9/1942 Casualty Fort Wm McKinley Manila Philippines

 

Antonio Nimis 45th Inf (PS)

 

Noble executed

 

Federico Nuevaorlanda ** born Philippines; POW Casualty Navy Coxswain from Victorias, Negros Occidental Philippines

 

Santiago C. Nuval Lt.

 

 

 

 

 

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C. Oanes Lt. Artillery officer

 

Benjamin R. Obligacion Seaman 1c from A. Mabini St Lucban Tayabas

 

Galo Ocampo born 10/16/1913 Santa Rita Pampanga; died 9/12/1985; buried Arlington National Cemetery; Cpt guerrilla; post-war: Director National Museum; Philippines National Artist; painter; FEU Dept of Fine Atrs head (1971-) works: designed coat of arms (1946), Phil Pres seal, Manila Cathedral stained glass

 

Francisco Ocampo Pampanga guerrilla

 

Emanuel Ocampo Lt. Col. guerrilla

 

Done Ojeda

 

Francisco Olaguera died 4/3/1943 Casualty USS Pickerel SS-177 sunk off Northern Honshu; Navy Officer’s Steward 2c from 718 Singalong Paco Manila

 

Daniel Olanday #1st Sgt 26th Cavalry Troop C PS

 

Ananias Olarte born Philippines; died 1942 POW; Casualty; Navy Fireman 2c from Pandan Antique Panay

 

Severino Olivenza Navy Casualty Chief Yeoman from 170 Paz St. Paco Manila

 

Francis Omega * Filipino Inf Regt

Ong # Col (also known as Wa Chi) commander Manila Hukbalahap guerrilla

Eustacio Onrobia Silver Star

Dionicio Mislang Ordonio ** born 5/13/1910 Philippines died 4/4/1997; buried All Soul Cemetery Vallejo Ca; Pfc 2nd Filipino Bn

 

Federico Orio * Filipino Inf Regt

 

Emiliano Ormilla ** born 8/6/1910; died 11/1945; Casualty Navy Steward 3c from Pauamitan Kawit Cavite; SS# issued California

 

Nazario Orpilla** born 7/27/1906  Bauang, La Union, Philippines; died 12/30/2007 @ Kaiser Hosp; buried @ All Soul’s Cemetery Vallejo; Navy 1942-1946; Steward 1st Class; postwar: Mare Island Naval Shipyard until 1974; father of Pilipino cultural collector, historian consultant, educator,  & writer Mel Orpilla

 

Ortega # Col. guerrilla

 

Benedicto Ortez * Filipino Inf Regt

 

Narciso Ortilano Army PfcCo M 57th Inf PS; Award: Distinguished Service Cross (for 1/11/1942)

 

Eugenio Ortiz Navy Casualty Machinist’s Mate 1c from 263 Coral St San Anders S.D. Manila

 

Thomas Ortogero * Filipino Inf Regt

 

Antonio Nacario Orquilliano born 1914 Philippines POW Davao; moved to U.S. 1996

 

Victor “Vic” Osias Lt Silver Star

 

Pedro Oxonian Cpl Army Co H 45th Inf Regt PS; KIA Distinguished Service Cross (posthumous)

 

Jose Ozamis guerrilla

 

Willaim Ozoa * Filipino Inf Regt

 

 

ANCHORS AWEIGH - Navy Hymn
by George D. Lottman
[Verse 1]
Stand, Navy, out to sea, Fight our battle cry;
We'll never change our course, So vicious foe steer shy-y-y-y.
Roll out the TNT, Anchors Aweigh. Sail on to victory
And sink their bones to Davy Jones, hooray!

[Verse 2]
Anchors Aweigh, my boys, Anchors Aweigh.
Farewell to college joys, we sail at break of day-ay-ay-ay.
Through our last night on shore, drink to the foam,
Until we meet once more. Here's wishing you a happy voyage home.

           FINAL PATROL

 

I have one consolation that lives with me today.

That God is near to them, in his own special way.

So God in all Your mercy, keep near Thyself the soul,

Of every Submariner, still on his final patrol.

 

Lord, this departed shipmate with dolphins on his chest

is part of an outfit known as the best.

Make him welcome and take him by the hand.

You'll find without a doubt he was the best in all the land.

 

 

So, heavenly Father add his name to the roll

of our departed shipmates still on patrol.

Let them know that we who survive

will always keep their memories alive.

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