SDK Heroes and Martyrs

AMADO BUGAY

JOSE "JOEY" RAMOS CALDERON, JR.

 

U.P. Diliman, AB Political Science, 1969-71.

 

Jose “Joey” Calderon is from Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija. He was a member of the Nationalist Corps of the U.P. Student Council, SDK (Samahan ng Demokratikong Kabataan) and the Alpha Sigma Fraternity.

 

At 22, he was killed in a military encounter May 4, 1974. 

 

ELLECER "BOYONG" CORTES

 

U.P. Diliman, BA in History student, 1969.

 

Ellecer “Boyong” Cortes is from Manila.

 

He joined the Movement for the Advancement of Nationalism, Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation and SCAUP (Student Cultural Association in U.P.). He was one of the founding members of KM (Kabataang Makabayan) and SDK (Samahan ng Demokratikong Kabataan).

At 22, he was killed in Cabangan, Zambales Oct. 1, 1971.

 

CHRSITINA F. CATALLA

 

U.P. Los Baños, College of Agriculture, 1967-71.

 

Christina Catalla is from Tondo, Manila.

 

She was a member of UPSCA (U.P. Student Catholic Action), Delta Phi Omiron and SDK (Samahan ng Demokratikong Kabataan) UPLB Chapter. She was an education committee member UPCA Cultural Society and Editor of campus paper Aggie Green and Gold, She organized the STMCL (Southern Tagalog Movement for Civil Liberties) in 1972.

 

She disappeared July 31, 1977 and was reported killed in an encounter in 1978. She died at age 26.