Apodaca, Ramon, Cpl

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Air Defense Artillery
Last Primary MOS
832-Master Gunner, Anti-Aircraft
Last MOS Group
Air Defense Artillery (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1941-1942, Philippine Division
Service Years
1941 - 1942


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

Casualty Date
May 24, 1942
Hostile, Died
Unknown, Not Reported
World War II
Location of Interment
Santa Fe National Cemetery - Santa Fe, New Mexico
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments
Philippine Division
  1941-1942, Philippine Division
 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 First Class Ramon Apodaca was Killed in Action while being held as a Prisoner of War (unknown date) by Japanese Forces at Camp O'Donnel, Luzon, Phillippines. 

Ramon Apodaca was buried in the Santa Fe National Cemetery; Plot Q-167. His headstone is inscribed with the following data: Corporal, 200th Coast Artillery; World War II, B: 15 Oct 1915, D: 24 May 1942.

Ramon's sister Ramona married his friend Aurelio Quintana who survived the Bataan Death March and 4 years as a POW (Silent voices of World War II, by Everett M. Rogers and Nancy R. Bartlit).

Thanks to Antonio Alberto for the information above.


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