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Conrado Castroverde, 57th Inf (PS)
Mar 22nd, 2004, 5:45pm
 
I would like to know, if anyone has knowledge of the activities that my dad - pre, during, and post war.  

The following is a brief military bio of my father:

BORN FEBRUARY 19, 1918 IN CABAHUG, CADIZ IN THE PROVINCE OF NEGROS, OCCIDENTAL, PHILIPPINES. ENLISTED ON AUGUST 20, 1941 AND WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED ON JUNE 30, 1946. SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS WITH COMPANY H, 57TH INFANTRY REGIMENT; PHILIPPINE SCOUTS. COMPLETED MILITARY CAREER AS A CORPORAL WITH COMPANY B, 4TH MILITARY POLICE BATTALION, ARMY OF THE U.S.
TAKEN PRISONER OF WAR APRIL 9, 1942 DURING THE FALL OF BATAAN. AWARDED THE BRONZE STAR WITH 1 OAK LEAF CLUSTER, GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, PRESIDENTIAL UNIT EMBLEM WITH 2 BRONZE OAK LEAF CLUSTERS, AMERICAN DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL WITH
1 BRONZE STAR, ASIATIC-PACIFIC CAMPAIGN MEDAL WITH 1 BRONZE STAR, WWII VICTORY MEDAL, COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE, COMBAT MEDICAL BADGE, PHILIPPINE DEFENSE RIBBON WITH 1 BRONZE STAR, PHILIPPINE LIBERATION RIBBON WITH 1 BRONZE STAR, PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE RIBBON, PHILIPPINE REPUBLIC PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION BADGE AND THE PRISONER OF WAR MEDAL. INTERRED AT WOOD NATIONAL CEMETERY MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN O!
N MAY 1, 1991.

Caesar C. Castroverde
Phone: (847) 362-0515
Fax: (773) 380-1665
E-mail: ccc25@cornell.edu



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Re: Conrado Castroverde
Reply #1 - Mar 23rd, 2004, 8:12am
 
A panoramic photo of the 57th is available on the PSHS website by clicking on the 57th listing at the bottom ofl the Photos page.

Mike Houlahan
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