Elias Saavedra

 

 

 

Age: 96

 

Summary: one of the last survivors of the Bataan Death March in World War II who was one of 75,000 Filipino and American soldiers taken captive by the Japanese when U.S. forces surrendered in the Philippines province of Bataan and Corregidor Island in April 1942 and were forced to march to Japanese prison camps.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: 1918

 

Died: June 4, 2014

 

Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico