Letter from Vicente Umali Withdrawing All PQOG Unit Recognitin Requests, January 1947 - Batangas History, Culture and Folklore

Letter from Vicente Umali Withdrawing All PQOG Unit Recognitin Requests, January 1947

The President Quezon’s Own Guerrillas was a large guerrilla outfit operating in Luzon during the Japanese occupation up to liberation. It had many elements in the different towns of the Province of Batangas, including one that operated out of the lakeside town of Talisay. In this document1, Vicente S. Umali, overall Commanding Officer of the President Quezon’s Own Guerrillas, wrote to the Chief of the Guerrilla Affairs Division of the United States Army to officially withdraw all requests from different units of the PQOG for official recognition.
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HEADQUARTERS
PRESIDENT QUEZON’S OWN GUERRILLAS
Manila

30 January 1947

SUBJECT


TO
: Withdrawal of Units' Requests for Recognition from GAD, G-3, PHILRYCOM file, Request for

: The Chief of Guerrilla Affairs Division
   G-3, PHILRYCOM

1. Request withdrawal of all recognition requests from my organization, the President Quezon’s Own Guerrillas, or PQOG.

2. Exceptions to this request are the Revision of Dates for the recognized members of my command and the recognition of PQOG guerrilla casualties.

3. Request further that this be granted after the announcement of official recognition of the “PQOG General Headquarters” and the “2nd Inf Regt, PQOG (Composite Unit)”, which included the most deserving of my command.

s/ Vicente S. Umali
t/ VICENTE S. UMALI
Col Inf 0-48192 (Grla)
Commanding


REPRODUCED:
10 March 1947

[Sgd.] PROTACIO CABIAO
Chief, Records Section


Notes and references:
1 “2ND BN, TALISAY REGT, I CORPS, PQOG” File No. 271-22, downloaded from PVAO.

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