Armijo, Reynold Phillip, S/Sgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Coast Artillery Corps (1901-1950)
Last Primary MOS
608-Gun Crewman Coast Artillery
Last MOS Group
Coastal Artillery Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1941-1942, 608, 200th Coast Artillery (AA)
Service Years
1938 - 1942

Staff Sergeant

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Home State
New Mexico
New Mexico
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Albequerque, Bernalillo County, NM

Casualty Date
May 07, 1942
Hostile, Died
Unknown, Not Reported
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot A Row 8 Grave 211

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World War II Fallen
  1942, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
ARNG, New Mexico200th Coast Artillery (AA)
  1938-1941, 608, HHD, New Mexico Army National Guard
  1941-1941, 608, 200th Coast Artillery (AA)
  1941-1942, 608, 200th Coast Artillery (AA)
 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
Staff Sergeant Reynold Armijo enlisted from Santa Fe, New Mexico on 6 January 1941 when his unit was federalized.  He was a Cpl with the New Mexico National Guard with which he had served since 1938. He served with  A battery, 200th Coast Artillery Regiment. He received additional training at Fort Bliss, Texas prior to being sent to the Philippines in 1941.

He died as a POW of the Japanese  at Camp O'Donnel, Luzon, Philippines. 

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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