Alderete, Manuel, Pvt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private
Last Service Branch
Air Defense Artillery
Last Primary MOS
608-Gun Crewman, Coast Artillery
Last MOS Group
Coastal Artillery Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1942, 608, POW/MIA
Service Years
1941 - 1942

Private


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Home State
New Mexico
New Mexico
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Santa Fe, Bernalillo County, New Mexico

Casualty Date
May 19, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Intentional Homicide
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
L, 9, 102

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 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1942, World War II Fallen [Verified]


 Ribbon Bar


 
 Unit Assignments
200th Coast Artillery (AA)Philippine DivisionPOW/MIA
  1941-1942, 608, 200th Coast Artillery (AA)
  1941-1942, 608, Philippine Division
  1942-1942, 608, POW/MIA
 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 Manuel Alderete entered Army service on 5 April 1941

Pvt. Alderate served initially with the 200th Coast Artillery until the 515th was formed in the P.I.  It was split forming a second regiment, the 515th on 9 December 1941, rand esponsible for defending Manilla. He served with H Battery.

He died as a POW on 19 May 1942 at Camp O'Donnel.

 
   
Comments/Citation
STATE OF NEW MEXICO OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL SANTA FE

GENERAL ORDERS  (NO. 6)  December 6, 1946

By authority of Chapter 115, Laws of 1945, an Act entitled “An Act to Provide Recognition to Certain Members of the 200th Coast Artillery”, it is hereby ordered that a Ceremony be held in the City of Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Saturday, December 7, 1946, for the purpose of presenting the New Mexico Bataan Medal to personnel assigned to the 200th Coast Artillery (AA) and on duty in the Philippine Islands on December 7, 1941, or to the next of kin of those individuals of that Regiment who now are deceased. This medal is physical evidence of the love and esteem of the citizens of this State for the valiant men who, as members of the New Mexico National Guard, brought great honor to their State by their bravery, loyalty and devotion to duty.

BY COMMAND OF THE GOVERNOR: /Signature/ CHARLES G. SAGE Brigadier General, AUS The Adjutant General


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