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12.29.2005

Sgt. Jose Calugas Sr.




Sgt. Jose Calugas Sr.

  • 1st Filipino Sergeant of the Philippine Scouts to receive America's highest award for combat valor
  • 1st Filipino Sergeant of the Philippine Scouts awarded with the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor for his service in defending Bataan (1942)


DATE OF BIRTH
December 29, 1907

BIRTHPLACE
Barrio Tagsing, Leon, Iloilo, Philippines

FATHER: Antonio Calugas
MOTHER: Juliana Cabalfin

WIFE: Nora Cababa-an
CHILDREN: Noel, Jose Jr., Minerva, Jorge


YEAR OF DEATH
January 18, 1998



USEFUL LINKS

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Pierce County, Washington Obituaries
Calugas Apartments at High Point dedicated in honor of Sgt. Jose Calugas, Sr.




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