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1st Filipino Regiment
Service Summary

 

Activated: 13 July 42
Arrived: Australia, 13 June 44; Oro Bay, New Guinea (date unknown); Leyte, P.I. ,
  8 Feb 45; San Francisco P/E, 9 Apr 46
Inactivated: Camp Stoneman, Calif, 10 Apr 46

BATTLE CREDITS: New Guinea; Southern Philippines; Leyte

COMBAT HIGHLIGHTS

(No prior records)

9 Feb- 7 May 45       

One Company attached to Hq 8th Army as security guard.  Another company provided guards for GHQ, FEAF and 7th Fleet Hqs.  Third company to provide security for Tanauan Air Strip.  Another company provided security for Tacloban Air Strip.  Attached to X Corps on arrival in Leyte.  CP at Catbalogan, Samar.  Regiment’s mission to mop up on Samar and provide certain guard details. 
                        18 Feb - Cleared highway No. 1, Calbaloga to Calbayog; maintained road blocks; initiated action against any enemy within striking distance of Calbayog.
                        15 Mar - Regt. At Calbayog, continued mopping up operations on Samar; also maintained garrisons.
                        16 Mar 45 - 1st Filipino Regt. Delivered supplies to Allen, Capul and Burl.
                        7 May - moved to Ormoc

1st Filipino Regt

Activated: 13 July 42 at Salinas, California
Inactivated: 10 Apr 46 at Camp Stoneman, California
Assignments: attached VII Corps, 1 Oct 42; attached II Armd Corps, 31 Dec 42,
II Armed Corps, 21 Feb 43; 4th Army, 25 Oct 43, III Corps, 14 Jan 44;
USAFISPA, _____; 8th Army, 8 Mar 45; WPAC, 5 Oct 45.
Battle Credits: New Guinea, Southern Philippines, Leyte

    Stations:
Salinas, Calif 13 Jul 42-21 Aug 42
Cp San Luis Obispo, Calif 23 Aug 42-14 Oct 42
Ft Ord, Calif                         14 Oct 42-8 Jan 43
Cp Beale, Calif                      8 Jan 43 - 2 May 43
Hunter-Liggett MR, Calif       2 May 43 - 24 Sep 43
Cp Beale, Calif                    24 Sep 43 - 31 Mar 44
Cp Stoneman, Calif              1 Apr 44 - 6 Apr 44
SFP/E                                                6 Apr 44 - 6 Apr 44
Australia                                 13 Jun 44 -
Oro Bay, NG
Leyte, PI,                                8 Feb 45-24 Mar 46
SFP/E                                                9 Apr 46-9 Apr 46
Cp Stoneman, Calif              9 Apr 46 - 10 Apr 46
                                                  (Inactivated)

 

 

Note to Researchers:
      The combat summary above was assembled from various official records after
World War II by the US Army for use as an internal Army reference tool.  It does not necessarily constitute an accurate or complete record of service.


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