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Jose F. Valdez
Private First Class, U.S. Army

Born:   Jan 03, 1925 at Governador, NM
Entered Service:   Pleasant Grove, UT
Date/Place of Action:  Jan 25, 1945 - Rosenkrantz, France
Unit:  Co B, 7th Infantry, 3d Infantry Division
Presentation:  Feb 08, 1946
Date of Death:   Feb 17, 1945 (Killed In Action)
Buried at:  Santa Fe National - Santa Fe, NM

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Cleto L. Rodriguez
Technical Sergeant, U.S. Army

Born:   Apr 26, 1923 at San Marcos, TX
Entered Service:   San Antonio, TX
Date/Place of Action:  Feb 09, 1945 - Manila, Philippine Islands
Unit:  Co B, 148th Infantry, 37th Infantry Division
  Presented at the White House
     by President Harry S Truman on Oct 12, 1945

Date of Death:  Dec 07, 1990
Buried at:  Fort Sam Houston National - San Antonio, TX

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 Manuel Perez, Jr.
Private First Class, U.S. Army

Born:  Mar 03, 1923 at Oklahoma City, OK
Entered Service:   Chicago, IL
Date/Place of Action:  Feb 13, 1945 - Luzon, Philippine Islands
Unit:  Co A, 511th Parachute Inf., 11th Airborne Division
Presentation:  Dec 27, 1945
Date of Death:   Mar 14, 1945  (Killed In Action) 
Buried at:  Fairlawn Cemetery - Oklahoma City, OK

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Silvestre Santana Herrera
Private First Class, U.S. Army

Born:   Jul 17, 1917 at El Paso, TX*
Entered Service:   Phoenix, AZ
Date/Place of Action:  Mar 15, 1945 - Merzwiller, France
Unit:   Co E, 2d Bn, 142d Infantry, 36th Infantry Division
PresentationPresented at the White House
     by President Harry S Truman on Aug 23, 1945

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*Sylvestre Herrera was born in Mexico and entered the United States at El Paso as an infant after the death of his parents.

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