Manuel Ignacio Bonet, 89, of Philadelphia, a decorated U.S. Army veteran of World War II, died of natural causes in Philadelphia on Saturday, Nov. 17.
Born in Anasco, Puerto Rico, Mr. Bonet joined the service on April 16, 1942. He served in the 3266th Quartermaster Service Company and fought in Germany, according to his discharge papers.
He was honorably discharged with the rank of private first class on Nov. 23, 1945. He was awarded the American Theater Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, European African Middle Eastern Theater Service Medal with one Bronze Star, the WWII Victory Medal, and six overseas Service Bars.