The Vulcan Infantry Regiment was purportedly a guerrilla organization under the command of one Major Amando D. Ylagan and was supposed to have operated in the Taal-Lemery area. Many of the alleged documented activities of this unit overlapped with those claimed by other guerrilla outfits operating in the said area. In this page is a transcriptions1 of the United States Army investigative report on the Vulcan Infantry Regiment prepared by Major Vincent K. Coates and 1st Lt. George E. Kemper.
Capt Marcelino D. de la Rosa - S-1 Vulcan Regt. later CO Canluran Combat Bn.
Lt Valentino Mayuga - Co. CO. Canluran Combat Bn
Perpetuo Vanturanza - Company Officer Vulcan Regt.
Capt Juanito Ferrer - CO ROTC-Hunters, C.P. in Subic, Taal
Capt Raphael Sagala - Exec. Off. ROTC-Hunters, C.P. in Cipit, Taal
Capt Dominador R. Encarnado - CO 6th Inf Regt. McKinley Brigade FAIT
Lazaro Malabanan - Exec. Off. Gagalac Unit
Eleuterio Adevoso - Over-all Commander, ROTC - H
Luis Licopa - CO Licopa Unit
on rosters but there was no guerrilla activity until the leaders were contacted on 28 December 1944 by Mr. Eduardo Alabastro and taken in the Blue Eagle Command as part of the Canluran Regiment, Malakas Division.
[Sgd.] George E. Kemper
1st Lt. CAC
[Sgd.] VINCENT K. COATES
Notes and references:
1 “Vulcan Infantry Regiment,” File No. 213-12, online at the United States National Archives.