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HMOH RECIPIENTS

TOTAL: 60
LIVING: 4


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Listed below are all 60 Hispanic Medal of Honor Recipients.
They are categorized by the War they fought, the date their
citation was awarded, and their place of Birth. Click on any
section for a closer look. For current nominees click Below.

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Current List of Hispanic Medal of Honor Recipients
Recipient / Military Branch KIA Date Awarded Place of Birth

CIVIL WAR

     
Joseph H. De Castro, U.S. Army   December 1, 1864 Boston, MA.
John Ortega, U.S.Navy     December 31, 1864 Spain
Phillip Bazaar,U.S.Navy   June 16, 1865 Chile
       

BOXER REBELLION

     
France Silva, U.S.M.C.   June 28, 1900  Hayward,CA.
       

WORLD WAR I

     
David Barkley Cantu,U.S.Army  (KIA) November 9,1918 Laredo,TX.
       

WORLD WAR II

     
Joe P. Martinez, U.S. Army (KIA) May 26,1943 Taos, NM
Lucian Adams,U.S. Army   October 28, 1944 Port Arthur,TX.
Macario Garcia, U.S. Army   November 27, 1944 Villa De Castano, Mexico
Jose M. Lopez, U.S. Army   December 17,1944 Mission,TX
Jose F. Valdez, U.S. Army (KIA) January 25, 1945 Governador, NM
Cleto Rodriguez, U.S. Army   February 9, 1945 San Marcos, TX
Manuel Perez Jr., U.S. Army (KIA) February 13, 1945 Oklahoma City, OK
Silvestre S. Herrera, U.S. Army    March 15, 1945 El Paso, TX
Ysmael Villegas, U.S. Army (KIA) March 20, 1945  Casa Blanca, CA.
Harold Gonsalves, U.S.M.C (KIA) April 15, 1945 Alameda, CA.
David Gonzales, U.S. Army (KIA) April 25, 1945 Pacoma. CA.
Alejandro Ruiz, U.S. Army   April 28, 1945 Loving, NM
Rudolph Davila,U.S. Army   June 21, 2000  El Paso, TX.
Pedro Cano, U.S. Army   March 18, 2014 La Morita, Mexico
Joe Gandara, U.S. Army (KIA) March 18, 2014 Santa Monica, CA.
Salvador J. Lara, U.S. Army   March 18, 2014 Riverside, CA.
Manuel V. Mendoza, U.S. Army (KIA) March 18, 2014 Miami, AZ.

KOREAN WAR

     
Baldomero Lopez,U.S.M.C. (KIA) Sept. 15, 1950 Tampa, FL.
Eugene Obregon, U.S.M.C. (KIA) Sept. 26, 1950 Los Angeles, CA.
Joseph Rodrigues, U.S. Army   May 21, 1951 San Bernandino,CA.  
Rodolfo P. Hernandez, U.S. Army    May 31, 1951 Colton, CA.
Edward Gomez, U.S.M.C (KIA) Sept. 14, 1951  Omaha, NE.
Fernando Luis Garcia, U.S.M.C. (KIA) Sept. 5, 1952  Utuado, Prerto Rico
Benito Martinez,U.S. Army (KIA) Sept. 6, 1952 Fort Hancock, TX.
Ambrosio Guillen, U.S.M.C. (KIA) July 25, 1953 La Junta, CO
Joe R. Baldonado, U.S. Army (KIA) March 18, 2014 Santa Clara, CA.
Victor H. Espinoza, U.S. Army   March 18, 2014 El Paso, Texas
Eduardo C. Gomez, U.S. Army (KIA) March 18, 2014 Los Angeles, CA.
Mike C. Pena, U.S. Army (KIA) March 18, 2014 Corpus Christi, TX
Demensio Rivera, U.S. Army (KIA) March 18, 2014 Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
Juan Negron, U.S. Army   March 18, 2014 Corozal, Puerto Rico
Miguel A. Vera, U.S. Army (KIA) March 18, 2014 Adjuntas, Puerto Rico
       

VIETNAM

     
David Fernandez, U.S. Army (KIA) February 18, 1966 Albuquerque, NM.
Euripedes Rubio, U.S. Army   (KIA) November 8, 1966  Ponce, Puerto Rico
Elmelindo Rodrigues Smith, U.S. Army  (KIA) February 16, 1967 Honolulu, HA.
Maximo Yabes, U.S. Army     (KIA) February 26, 1967 Lodi, CA.
Carlos J. Lozada, U.S.Army (KIA) November 20, 1967  Caguas, Puerto Rico
Alfredo Gonzalez, U.S.M.C (KIA) February 4, 1968 Edinburg, TX.
Jay R. Vargas, U.S.M.C.    April 30, 1968 Winslow.AZ.
Roy Benavidez, U.S. Army    May 2, 1968  Cuero. TX.
Hector Santiago-Colon, U.S. Army (KIA) June 28,1968 Salinas, Puerto Rico
Jose Jimenez,U.S.M.C. (KIA) August 28, 1969 Mexico City, Mexico
Ralph E. Dias U.S.M.C (KIA) November 12,1969 Shelocta,Pa.
Emilio De La Garza, U.S.M.C. (KIA) April 11, 1970   East Chicago, IN.
Miguel Keith, U.S.M.C.   (KIA) May 8, 1970  San Antonio, TX.
Louis Rocco, U.S. Army   May 24, 1970  Albuquerque, NM.
Alfred Rascon, U.S. Army    February 8, 2000 Chihuhua, Mexico
Humbert Versace, U.S. Army  (KIA) January 8, 2002 Honolulu, HA
Candelario Garcia, U.S. Army   March 18, 2014 Cosicana, TX.
Leonard L. Alvarado, U.S. Army (KIA) March 18, 2014 Bakersfield, CA
Jesus S. Duran, U.S. Army   March 18, 2014 Juarez, Mexico
Santiago J. Erevia, U.S. Army   March 18, 2014 Nordheim, TX
Felix Conde-Falcon, U.S. Army (KIA) March 18, 2014 Juncos, Puerto Rico
Jose Rodela, U.S. Army   March 18, 2014 Corpus Christi, TX
       

AFGHANISTAN

     
Leroy A. Petry, U.S. Army   July 12, 2011 Santa Fe, NM