Thomas G. Baca

World War II
Service #20843371
RankPrivate, U.S. Army
Unit200th Coast Artillery Regiment
Entered Service From
New Mexico
Date of DeathDecember 27, 1941
Buried Plot D Row 16 Grave 97
Manila American Cemetery
Taguig City, Philippines

Purple Heart

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Purple Heart