The Lobo Unit, USAFFE Guerrilla was originally considered by the United States army as part of the Pandita Area, DI Combat, Free Luzon Area, 6th Military District guerrilla outfit under the command of one Danny Flores. The mother organization was not favorably considered for recognition by the United States Army. In this page is a transcription1 of a memorandum issued to all officers and enlisted men of the Lobo Unit announcing specific assignments for the unit’s officers.
: ANNOUNCEMENT TO ALL OFFICERS AND ENLISTED MEN.
: ALL MEMBERS OF THE LOBO UNIT MINDE AREA.
UNDER MAJOR TOMAS A. ILAGAN
SIXTH MILITARY DISTRICT.
(a) Major Tomas A. Ilagan: Battalion Commander
(b) Major Jacinto B. Maranan: Battalion Executive Officer (Jack Mar)
(c) Captain Ciriaco L. Solis: “A” Co. CO as Ass’t EO (Soliman)
(d) Captain Feliculo R. Sanchez: “C” Co. CO (FeRaZa)
(e) Captain Tomas Bunao Cena: “B” Co. CO (TomBunCen)
(f) 1st Lt. Severa A. Ilagan: S-3 Bn (Sever)
(g) 1st Lt. Benjamin A. Ilagan: Intelligence Operative Officer (Lt. Ben)
(h) 1st Lt. Celerino S. Aguila: Bn S-2 (Old Egale)
(i) 1st Lt. Salustiano B. Manalo: Bn S-1 (Lt. Salazar)
(j) 1st Lt. Juan S. Catada: S-2 “C” Co. (Lt. Johnny Cat)
(k) 1st Lt. Pedro Manalo: S-2 “A” Co. (Lt. Ped. Man.)
(l) 1st Lt. Nemicio de Mesa: S-2 “B” Co. (Lt. Junior)
(m) 1st Lt. Gonzalo C. Ramirez: Int. Oper. Off. Actg. S-3 (Gonzar)
(n) 1st Lt. Marcelino L. Solis: Trans. Off. (Marck)
[Sgd.] BY JACK MAR MAJOR INF.
EXECUTIVE OFFICER UGLUMA.
Notes and references:
1 “Pandita Area, Free Luzon Intelligence Echelon, 6th MD, [Folder 4],” online at the United States National Archives.