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Abcede, Salvador

Date of birth:
1914 (Santa Jalimao, Philippines)
Date of death:
September 19th, 2008
Philippine (1946-present, Republic)


?: Philippine Scouts;
?: Commander 70th Philippine Military District;
?: Commanding Officer 20th Philippine Battalion Combat Team;
January 1956 - 16th October 1957: Commanding Officer Armed Forces of the Philippines Command and General Staff College.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Lieutenant Colonel
Philippine Scouts
Awarded on:
September 20th, 1945
"For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against a hostile force in the Philippine Islands. Lieutenant Colonel Abcede distinguished himself by intrepid actions during the period from 8 July 1943 to 23 March 1945 while serving with the Philippine Scouts. His unquestionable valor in close combat is in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and reflects great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army."

Headquarters, U.S. Army Forces in the Far East, General Orders No. 109 (September 20, 1945)
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)