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Place of Birth: Philippine Islands, Lambao
Home of record: Dulanan Philippine Islands


Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Philippine Insurrection

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal in lieu of the Certificate of Merit previously issued to Corporal Dimasangka, United States Army, for conspicuous daring and bravery while serving with the 51st Company, Philippine Scouts, in action against hostile Moros on Bassak Mountain, Jolo, Philippine Islands, on 15 June 1913.

General Orders: D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)

Action Date: 15-Jun-13

Service: Army

Rank: Corporal

Company: 51st Company

Division: Philippine Scouts