46th Regt. 45th Div
military information concerning the enemy by submitting its report regularly to the GHQ PQOG under Col. Umali, and sometimes to Major Vanderpool thru ROTC under Lt. Col. Ferrer.
Casualties — Capt. Mariano Laurel killed in action fighting the Japs in Kuskusan, Lemery, Batangas, Pvt Venancio Centeno wounded in the same encounter. Capt Venustiano Laurel and S/Sgt Emeterio Barairo wounded in Talisay, Batangas. Capt. Temistocles Ampere, wounded while delaying the actions of Japanese massacre in Bancoro, Taal, Batangas, Pvt. Isabelo Rodriguez and Pvt. Angel de Ramos killed by Japs whiled assigned by their CO to guard a place and report the Jap and civilian activities. Capt. Dominador Manalo wounded in Alitagtag while spying the enemy emplacement.
Lt Col Infantry
Notes and references:
1 “Laurel’s Regiment, 45th Division, I Corps, PQOG,” File No. 271-19, online at the United States National Archives.