Arpilleda, Jacinto, T/5

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Last Rank
Technician Fifth Grade
Last Service Branch
Army Band
Last MOS Group
Army Band (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1942, 745, POW/MIA
Service Years
1939 - 1942

Technician Fifth Grade

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Home Country
Year of Birth
Not Specified
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address

Casualty Date
Jun 17, 1942
Hostile, Died while Captured
Intentional Homicide
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Tablets of the Missing

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

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 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 31st Infantry Philippine DivisionPOW/MIA
  1939-1942, 745, HHC, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry
  1941-1942, 745, Philippine Division
  1942-1942, 745, 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
Born in 1922, Technician Fifth Grade Jacinto Arpilleda enlisted in the Army on 30 March 1939. He served as a member of the Army Band as a Musician (MOS not known) with the 31st Infantry Regiment, Philippine Department. As with all servicemenn, he served as an infantryman when the Japanese invaded.

 He died as a POW of the Japanese at Camp O'Donnel, Luzon, Philippines. 
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Note: Source of Bronze Star with V not known.

Note: The commanding officer of the Band, then Major Eugene T. Lewis, died in POW Camp at Fukuoka, Japan in January 1945. He served in combat with the 43rd Infantry in the P.I.
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