Photo In Uniform
Last Service Branch
Coast Artillery Corps (1901-1950)
Last Primary MOS
608-Gun Crewman Coast Artillery
Last MOS Group
Coastal Artillery Corps (Enlisted)
1941-1942, Philippine Division
1941 - 1942
Year of Birth 1917
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Felix Cervantes, III (Admiral Ese)
Birner, Ernest, Cpl.
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Home Town Not Specified
Last Address McKinley County, NM
Casualty Date Jun 07, 1942
Cause Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason Unknown, Not Reported
Conflict World War II
Location of Interment Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates Not Specified
From Month/Year - / 1941
To Month/Year - / 1942
Unit Philippine Division Unit Page
Rank Corporal MOSNot Specified
Location Not Specified Country/State Not Specified
Constituted 29 April 1921 in the Regular Army as Headquarters, Philippine Division.
Organized 8 June 1921 in the Philippine Islands, with Regular Army and Philippine Scouts personnel.
Surrendered 9 April 1942 to the Japanese 14th Army.
Redesignated 6 April 1946 as the 12th Infantry Division.
Inactivated 30 April 1947 in the Philippine Islands.
Disbanded 23 March 1953.
Army Divisions (1911-1941)
Last Updated: May 17, 2016