Corella, officially the Municipality of Corella is a 5th class municipality in the province of Bohol, In all, there were nine Filipino JCs who met their violent deaths in Corella on orders of Capt. in Behind The Clouds (San Jose) in Batuan, where the Bohol Area Command (BAC) of the guerilla forces had its headquarters. schools, Tubigon joints local school administrators in celebrating pay off. from the Bohol Association of Catholic Schools (BACS) Meet. Tubigon-bound fastcraft collides with cargo vessel in Cebu waters . PH ambassador to Greece Cimafranca meets Bohol Sandugo USA Ombudsman asks Loboc mayor, BAC members to answer graft complaint Bohol bank deposits posted at PB in , almost double that of PB in in a short span of four.
Municipality of Batuan was created, originally comprising only five barangays namely: Lindugon, Cambacay, Rosariohan, Janlud and Cantigdas; but today comprising fifteen. The early years of local administration saw its seat at Lindugon, now Poblacion Vieja. In however, the Municipal Hall, the seat of local government, was transferred to sitio Tinagacan for reasons of accessibility. Eventually, the parish church was also relocated to its present site at the Poblacion.
Batuan got its name from edible fruit with the same namewhich grew galore in the locality. Today though these trees can hardly be found in the area. It was at the Batuan Central School site where the unification of the guerilla forces of Bohol was forged on 29 Junepaving the way for the creation of the Bohol Area Command BAC under the command of Major Ismael Ingeniero, whose election was hotly contested by rival factions.
The command had its headquarters in brgy Behind the Clouds. Major Ingeniero and his force played a pivotal role in the Battle of the Visayas and capture of Bohol. Climate[ edit ] Like most of the municipalities of the province, the climate in Batuan falls within Coronas climate type IVcharacterized by not very pronounced maximum rainfall with a short dry season from one to three months and a wet season of nine to ten months. The heaviest rainfalls are from June to August.
It is usually cold during the night in the area. The local civil administration complained to the provincial and national authorities.
After a fact-finding investigation by the Department of Public Instruction whose report was submitted to the Governor-General, Fr Simeon was removed. During the Japanese occupation, the area at a distance halfway between Corella and Gaboc was " no-man's land ".
Several civilians were arrested there by the Japanese and executed on the spot. Honorio Butawan, a bolo volunteer, was caught by the enemy, and taken to Tagbilaran never to return. Other civilians of Corella suffered instant death from the Japanese as the latter tried to escape the US army of liberation.
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Martin Maliwanag, a guerrilla leader under Major Ismael Ingeniero established his headquarters in Corella, making the convent his command post and the primary school building east of the town plaza his detention cell. The first to surrender on 29 October was Lt. He was shot on the spot by Capt.
Maliwanag, who met his own death when he attacked the Japanese garrison in Gaboc.
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His body was buried in the same cemetery as his victims. It was Maliwanag's men who captured the puppet Japanese governor Agapito Hontanosas.
During the guerrilla period, Corella had four mayors closely succeeding each other: The Commonwealth-elected mayor Catalino C.