Guy O. Fort (1879 – 1942) dropped out of high school and joined the army. He went to the Philippines in 1899 and stayed until he died. He was Brigadier General in the U.S. Army, and a member of the Philippine Constabulary, and the Philippine Army under the U.S. Armed Forces of the Far East. He was a leader in the Moro guerrilla resistance to the Japanese occupation of Mindanao. Fort is believed to have killed by Japanese forces following the surrender of the Philippines in 1942, though his body was never found.
Brigadier General Guy O. Fort: Letters, Life, Losses by James M. Lavery, Ballston Spa, NY, February 2011. Typed transcriptions of outgoing letters from Fort to various people including family members while Fort was stationed at the Philippines Constabulary. Includes introduction, family tree, photocopies of photographs and newspaper clippings, and editorial comments.
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