FLAGS AND SYMBOLS OF THE VETERANS OF THE REVOLUTION
Pantaleón Villegas aka León Kilat
Pantaleón Villegas (Bacong, Negros Oriental July 27, 1873 - Carcar, Cebu. April 8, 1898) Villegas , better known as León Kilat (in Cebuano language León Kilat = "León of the Lightning"), was a revolutionary leader in Cebu during the Filipino Revolution against Spain.
IMAGE FROM THE BOOK : " LEON KILAT AND THE CEBU REVOLUTION OF 1898 .
(THANKS TO Jose R. Quisumbing - Caridad Aldecoa-Rodriquez)
Wrongly labelled as Kilat's flag , the flag is in reality was a flag of the veterans ; even if it is described as : " the personal flag of Kilat " that flag is the flag of the : "Veterans and sons of the Revolution", it was donated to Kilat's family some years later the tragic death of the hero.
FLAG OF THE VETERANS AND SONS OF THE REVOLUTION
VETERANOS Y HIJAS DE LA REVOLUTION WITH THEIR FLAG
VETERANOS Y HIJOS DE LA REVOLUTION WITH THEIR FLAG
The flag seems to be quite different from the previous flag illustrated on this page
VETERAN FLAG FROM NUEVA VIZCAYA
The flag of the veterans of Nueva Vizcaya is now kept in Taal private collection, the words inside of the triangle are: " Veteranos de la Revolucion " Dept. Gral. F. Canon No 5 " Tuao-Bagabag,Nueva Vizcaya I.F.
VETERAN FLAG IN MALOLOS , BULAKAN
This flag , at present in Malolos, Bulakan is kept inside the house (called Bahay na Bato ) of the late Milagros Santiago Enriquez a well known descendant of some heroes of the revolution.
The dark stripe of the flag was originally blue.
* Thanks to Bhea Amboy for the image and the permission to reproduce it.