(April 24, 1932 - Sept. 6, 1952)
— Machine Gunner, U.S. 25th Inf. Div. —Graduated from Fort Hancock High School, May 1951. In Korean War, earned Congressional Medal of Honor in lone 6-hour stand near Satae-ri, Korea, Sept. 6, 1952, enabling his unit to regain key terrain. He rejected offers of aid; was cited for incredible valor, supreme sacrifice.
|Placed By||State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 7:32pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13R E 419320 N 3462774|
|Decimal Degrees||31.29651667, -105.84773333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 17.791', W 105° 50.864'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 17' 47.46" N, 105° 50' 51.84" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 943-949 TX-148 Spur, Fort Hancock TX 79839, US|
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