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Roster of Living Philippine Scouts (Read 3543 times)
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Roster of Living Philippine Scouts
Apr 22nd, 2006, 7:23am
The Philippine Scouts Heritage Society requests assistance in compiling a roster of Scout veterans who are still living.  Ideally we would like to have rank and unit while in the Scouts, as well as present home city and state or country; however, just the name is sufficient.  Todate we have identified 68 living veterans, including the following:

26th Cavalry (PS)
Salvador Abad, San Francisco, CA
Eulalio Arzaga, Killeen, TX
Sgt. Baccani, [“B” Troop], Junction City, KS
Damaso Basco, Pittsburg, CA
Bill Cabillon Lakewood, WA
Master Sgt. James Downey, Jr., Newport News, VA
Capt. Felipe Fernandez, Seaside, CA
SFC Dan Figuracion, Lakewood, WA
Lt. Felipe Francisco, [HQ Troop], Monterey, CA area
Col. Thomas S. Jones, Safety Harbor, FL
Capt. Menandro Parazo, El Paso, TX
Lt. Col. Edwin P. Ramsey, Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Isabelo S. Torio, San Diego, CA.

45th Infantry (PS)
Captain Paul Balanga, San Francisco, CA
Edward Bautista, [“A” Co.],
Floriano Castaneda, [Intelligence Section], Kaneohe, HI
Major Fred Foz, Pearl City, HI
Nick Lozada, [3rd Bn.], Vallejo, CA
Feliz Magalong, [“H” Co.], Aurora, CO
Pablo Mesina, Daly City, CA
Antonio Nimis, Seaside, CA
Pacifico Valdevarona, [“H” Co.] Alameda, CA
Hermenio Vargas, Lakewood, WA

57th Infantry (PS) Veterans
Monico Almachar, [2nd Bn., “H” Co.], Lathrop, CA
John Benson, [“A” Co.], San Francisco, CA
William Penalosa Cazar [“F” Co.], Ormoc City, Philippines
Primitivo Alcala Cuenca, [HQ Co.], Vallejo, CA
Sgt. Maj. Vic dela Cruz, Marina, CA
Romy Entac, [“G” Co.], Machine Gun Platoon,] Lennox, CA
Capt. Nick Golla, [“E” Co.], Seattle, WA
Domindor Guevara, [Anti-Tank Co.], Morton Grove, IL
Cpl. Agustin O. Lacao, [“I” Co.], Seattle, WA
Col. John E. Olson, San Antonio, TX
Major Urbano Quijance, [“B” Co., SD w/ S-3, Regtl. Hqtrs], Seattle, WA
MSgt. Alfredo Quijano, San Antonio, TX
Sgt. Joe Taton, Sr., [HQ Co.], Seattle, WA

12th Medical (PS)
Ben Austria, San Antonio, TX
SFC Mariano A. Berona, Kent, WA
Gil Gutierrez, Waipahu, HI
Ricardo Maravillas, [“C” Co.] Fairfield, CA

12th Signal Co. (PS)
SFC Elliot Desoto, Seaside, CA
Victor Magallanes, Ewa Beach, HI
2nd Lt. Marcial Sabado, Seaside, CA
David Tejada, Daly City, CA

12th Quartermaster Reg. (PS)
Florintino Paunil, Gaithersburg, MD

14th Engineers Bn. (PS)
Lawrence Castro, Pittsburg, CA
Sgt. Mario Cid, San Francisco
Geoffray Dumaguit, San Francisco, CA
PFC Escolastico G. Galarosa, ["A" Co.], Seattle, WA
MSgt. Rosendo Luna, ["C" Co.], Seattle, WA
Jess Velasco, San Francisco, CA

191st MP Co. (PS)
Cpl. Alejandro Llanto, Seattle, WA

23rd Field Artillery Reg. (PS)
Anthony De Castro, [Battery “A”], Vallejo, CA

24th Field Artillery Reg. (PS)

86th Field Artillery (PS)
Zosimo Guiang, San Francisco, CA

88th Field Artillery (PS)
Brig. Gen. Paul D. Philips, [1st Bn.], Denver, CO
Col. Mel Rosen, [2nd Bn.], Falls Church, VA

91st Coast Artillery Reg. (PS)
SP5 Gavino Cabanilla, [Btry. “C”]
SSgt. Juan Guzman, Seaside, CA
Frankie Ramirez, [Battery “A”], Killeen, TX
Msgt. Lauro Villagracia, Lakewood, WA
LTG John M. Wright, Jr, Riverside, CA

92nd Coast Artillery Reg. (PS)
Lt. Jose Aquino, [Battery “G”], South San Francisco, CA
Simplicio Babao, Jr., [Battery “D”], Davao City, Philippines
CSMJ Ricardo Devilla, Lakewood, WA

76th Ordnance Ammunition Co. (PS)— )—“New Scout” unit
CWO4 Aniceto Bagley,  Huntsville, AL

81st Transportation Harbor Craft Co. (PS)—“New Scout” unit
Dr. Dionisio Torcuator Tonel, Elk Grove, CA

Unidentified Units
Nick Casabuena, Sacramento, CA
MSgt. Rafael G. Escanilla, Sacramento, CA  
Benjamin Tubig, San Antonio, TX

Total: 69
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