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HMOH RECIPIENTS

TOTAL: 61
LIVING: 5


recipients

Listed below are all 44 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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Hispanic Medal of Honor Recipients

RECIPIENT / Branch of Military

Date Awarded

Place of Birth

CIVIL WAR Go Here

   
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  November 9,1918 Laredo,TX.
     

WORLD WAR II Go Here

   
Joe P. Martinez, U.S. Army 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 January 25, 1945 Governador, NM
Cleto Rodriguez, U.S. Army February 9, 1945 San Marcos, TX
Manuel Prez Jr., U.S. Army February 13, 1945 Oklahoma City, OK
Silvestre S. Herrera, U.S. Army  March 15, 1945 El Paso, TX
Ysmael Villegas, U.S. Army March 20, 1945  Casa Blanca, CA.
Harold Gonsalves, U.S.M.C April 15, 1945 Alameda, CA.
David Gonzales, U.S. Army 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.

KOREA Go Here

   
Baldomero Lopez,U.S.M.C. September 15, 1950 Tampa, FL.
Eugene Obregon, U.S.M.C. September 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 September 14, 1951  Omaha, NE.
Fernando Luis Garcia, U.S.M.C. September 5, 1952  Utuado, Prerto Rico
Benito Martinez,U.S. Army September 6, 1952 Fort Hancock, TX.
Ambrosio Guillen, U.S.M.C. July 25, 1953 La Junta, CO
     

VIETNAM Go Here

   
David Fernandez, U.S. Army February 18, 1966 Albuquerque, NM.
Euripedes Rubio, U.S. Army   November 8, 1966  Ponce, Puerto Rico
Elmelindo Rodrigues Smith, U.S. Army  February 16, 1967 Honolulu, HA.
Maximo Yabes, U.S. Army     February 26, 1967 Lodi, CA.
Carlos J. Lozada, U.S.Army November 20, 1967  Caguas, Puerto Rico
Alfredo Gonzalez, U.S.M.C 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 June 28,1968 Salinas, Puerto Rico
Jose Jimenez,U.S.M.C. August 28, 1969 Mexico City, Mexico
Ralph E. Dias U.S.M.C November 12,1969 Shelocta,Pa.
Emilio De La Garza, U.S.M.C. April 11, 1970   East Chicago, IN.
Miguel Keith, U.S.M.C.   May 8, 1970  San Antonio, TX.
Louis Rocco, U.S. Army May 24, 1970  Albuquerque, NM.
John P. Baca, U.S. Army June 15, 1971  Providence, RI.
Alfred Rascon, U.S. Army  February 8, 2000 Chihuhua, Mexico
Humbert Versace, U.S. Army  January 8, 2002 Honolulu, HA
     

AFGHANISTAN

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