Blank, Ralph F., PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1941-1942, 745, HHC, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1941 - 1942

Private First Class


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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Shasta, CA

Casualty Date
Jun 25, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot A Row 10 Grave 26

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 Military Association Memberships
Battling Bastards of Bataan
  1942, Battling Bastards of Bataan


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
Philippine Division1st Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment
  1941-1942, 745, Philippine Division
  1941-1942, 745, HHC, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Bataan Death March
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Private Ralph Blank served with F Company, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, Philippine Department.

He died as a POW of the Japanese at Camp O'Donnel, Luzon, Philippines. 
   
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Note:  Silver Star awarded in sources from ancestry.com, but citation not found.

   
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