Fallen soldiers in Basilan identified | Inquirer News

Fallen soldiers in Basilan identified

/ 10:13 AM November 03, 2014

Second Lieutenant Jun Corpuz

Second Lieutenant Jun Corpuz. Screengrab from https://rangercabunzky.blogspot.com/

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Army on Monday revealed the identities of the soldiers killed from clashes with Abu Sayyaf in Basilan last Sunday.

Six soldiers, including an Army junior officer, were on security patrol in the town of Sumisip when they figured in a firefight with militants.


The fallen soldiers were identified as:


1. Second Lieutenant Jun  Corpuz – Bacnotan, La Union
2. Sergeant Tranquilino G. Germo – New Panay Aleosan, Cotabato
3. Private First Class (Pfc) Rolando P. Entera Jr. – Barangay Dualing, Aleosan
4. Pfc. Freddie G. Pandoy – Barangay Dualing, Aleosan
5. Pfc. Raffy E. Canuto – Barangay Pansud, Lebak, Sultan Kudarat
6. Pfc. Mark Anthony F Singson – Barangay Manuangan, Pigkawayan, North Cotabato

Corpuz is from Philippine Military Academy Class of 2014 and ranked 13th in his batch.

Identities of slain soldiers are usually not immediately released until their families are notified.

The soldiers will be given honors on Monday at the Western Mindanao Command headquarters in Zamboanga City, Army spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Noel Detoyato said.

Detoyato assured that the fallen soldiers will receive burial and financial assistance.



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