Luis Cezar Aspillera Calleja (1916 - 1942)

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Birthplace: Libon, Albay, Philippines
Death: Died in Bataan, Philippines
Managed by: Benjamin Baltasar
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About Luis Cezar Aspillera Calleja

Luis Cezar Aspillera Calleja was a lawyer and soldier. Together with his father and many other young men of Bicol, he enlisted as a soldier in World War II. When Bataan fell to the Japanese, he walked with the 72,000 captured soldiers in the infamous Bataan Death March of World War II. He died of malaria at the age of 26, while he was a prisoner of war at Camp O’Donnell. His remains were buried together with others in a mass grave. His name is immortalized on the walls of the Death March Shrine in Capas, Tarlac, Philippines. More here:

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June 20, 1916
Libon, Albay, Philippines
Age 25
Bataan, Philippines