American Ex-Prisoners of War
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Established April 14, 1942



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Biography
Detorres, Silver
Last Name:
Detorres
First Name, Middle Init.:
Silver C.
Nickname:
“Silver"
Street:
143 Schott Street
City:
San Jose, CA 95116
State:
San Jose, CA 95116
Zip:
95116
E-Mail:
None
Spouse:
Irene M.
Conflict:
World War II. Also served in Korean War.
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit:
RA - Med USA
Theatre of Operation:
Bataan Campaign for the Defense of Philippines
Military Job:
Medical Records Specialist
Where Captured:
Bataan
Date Captured:
April 9, 1942
Time Interned:
3 years, 3 months, 17 days
Camps:
In Bataan Death March, Camp O'Donnel, Capaz, Tarlac, Philippines.
Date Liberated
July 26, 1945
Medals Received:
Bronze Star, WWII Victory Medal, American Defense Service Medal, APTO Medal
After the War
Letterman General Hospital, SFO
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