Austria, Florencio, Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
844-Gun Crewman, Light Artillery
Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1941-1942, 844, 88th Field Artillery Battalion
Service Years
1941 - 1942

Sergeant


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Home Country
Philippines
Philippines
Year of Birth
1910
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Philippines
Last Address
Philippines

Casualty Date
Aug 27, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
Start Year
1941
End Year
1942

Description
(Philippine Islands Campaign 7 Dec 1941 to 10 May 1942) A few hours after the raid on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, Japanese aircraft attacked the Philippines. Three days later Japanese troops landed on Luzon. America’s meager air power in the islands was soon destroyed. Unable to obtain reinforcements and supplies, MacArthur could do nothing more than fight a delaying action. Between 16 and 18 December the few bombing planes that remained were evacuated, by their crews, to Australia, where US air power in the Far East was to be concentrated. Other members of the air units took up arms and fought as infantrymen in the battle that ended, at Bataan and Corregidor, with the loss of the Philippines in May 1942.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1941
To Year
1942
 
Last Updated:
Feb 11, 2011
   
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  309 Also There at This Battle:
  • Alviar, Castor, 1LT
  • Anderson, Leroy Clark, Sgt, (1941-1944)
  • Baldonado, Regalado, Sgt, (1942-1946)
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