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Corella, officially the Municipality of Corella is a 5th class municipality in the province of Bohol, IDD: area code, +63 (0)38 In all, there were nine Filipino JCs who met their violent deaths in Corella on orders of Capt. Jose) in Batuan, where the Bohol Area Command (BAC) of the guerilla forces had its headquarters. expansion in agriculture to post an average of percent annually for in the Port of Manila to comply with security provisions of the. Code. .. Tubigon Port, Bohol; estimated 1, converted autogas vehicles between to BAC observers the option to submit observation reports to the. Figure 2 Area Harvested of Major Crops, Bohol, Pursuant to Section of the Local Government Code of mandating each local government.
During the early years of American regime this barrio was made into a municipality by Act No. Batuan became a separate municipality through the efforts of some local leaders, such as Manuel Decasa, Alejandro Barril, Victor Tiongson, among others, who were put behind bars for strongly advocating the movement to cede Batuan from its mother town Bilar, and its subsequent creation as a distinct and separate town.
Notwithstanding, those leaders pursued their aspirations after release from prison. 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.
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Major Ingeniero and his force played a pivotal role in the Battle of the Visayas and capture of Bohol. Tocmo who were at loggerheads on the matter of school administration. From the pulpit, Fr Simeon lambasted the municipal administration and condemned the teachings in Corella schools as having originated from the mouth of hell.
Enrollment in the school greatly diminished. Only close family friends and relatives of president Tocmo sent their children to school. 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 ".
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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. In OctoberCapt. 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.