Bataan Corregidor Memorial Foundation of New Mexico, Inc.

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Only Alfredo Baca, Luis Espinosa and Ernesto Otero survived the War.

 

Filimon Castillo* died in Cabanatuan prison camp. His brother Ignacio was the only man who was not a member of the 200th or 515th Coast Artillery Regiments.  He was attached to the 2nd Quartermaster Corps. He died in the sinking of the Arisan Maru.

 

Horacio Chavez also died on the Arisan Maru.

 

Jeremias Martinez died at Cabanatuan. His were the only remains repatriated at war's end. Grave Site

 

Edwin and Jesus Trujillo both died at Camp O'Donnell.

 

* All government records give the spelling Filimon vs. Filemon on the Jarales memorial.

 

War Heroes Memorial (Jarales, New Mexico)

 

WORLD WAR II BATAAN DEATH MARCH

 

ALFREDO BACA SON OF ALEJANDRO AND PETRITA BACA

FILEMON G. CASTILLO

 SONS OF SILVESTRE AND MANUELITA CASTILLO

IGNACIO C. CASTILLO

HORACIO CHAVEZ SON OF FRANK AND ELENA CHAVEZ

LUIS ESPINOSA SON OF EUSEBIO AND JOSEFA ESPINOSA

JEREMIAS G. MARTINEZ SON OF CASIMIRO AND GENOVEVA MARTINEZ

EDWIN TRUJILLO SON OF RAPHAEL AND RAMONA G. TRUJILLO

JESUS P. TRUJILLO SON OF DIEGO AND PAULITA TRUJILLO

 

MEMORIAL DEDICATED ON MEMORIAL DAY MAY 26, 1986

BY LT. GENERAL LEO MARQUEZ USAF