REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC
OF THE PHILIPPINES

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 1

CREATING THE NATIONAL MEMORIAL SERVICE COMMITTEE FOR THE WAR DEAD AT CAMP O’DONNELL, CAPAS, TARLAC.

For the purpose of holding a memorial service for the war dead at Camp O’Donnell, Capas, Tarlac, on November 2, 1943, there is hereby created a committee to be composed of the following:

Hon. Arsenio Bonifacio Chairman
Gen. G. B. Francisco Vice-Chairman
Hon. Sergio Aquino Member
Mr. Engracio Fabre Member
Gen. S. de Jesus Member
Mrs. Josefa Jara Martinez Member
Mrs. Geronima T. Pecson Member
Mrs. Josefa Llanes Escoda Member
Miss Lulu Reyes Member
Miss Lourdes Alunan Member
Miss Julieta Ledesma Member
Mr. S. Infantado Member and Secretary

It shall be the duty of this committee to make all the necessary arrangements for the most appropriate way of celebrating the occasion which shall include the holding of the following ceremonies:

(a) Salute to the war dead.
(b) One minute silent meditation and prayer in honor of the war dead.
(c) Floral offering to the war dead.
(d) Singing of the “Diwa ng Bayan” (National Anthem).

The Committee herein created is authorized to appoint such sub-committees as may be deemed necessary.

Done in the City of Manila, this 23rd day of October, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and forty-three, and of the Republic of the Philippines, the first.

(Sgd.) JOSE P. LAUREL
President of the Republic
of the Philippines

By the President:
(Sgd.) JOSE GIL
Acting Executive Secretary

Source: Office of the Solicitor General Library