Feb. 13, 1909 Chimayo Rio Arriba County New Mexico, USA
Oct. 10, 1960, USA
Amarante was the son of Bonifacio and Feliz "Felicitas" C. Trujillo. Identified siblings were Filomena, Marina, Marcos, Juanita, Patricia, Estevan, Pablo, and Eufracia.
Amarante enlisted in the Army on 3 Sep 1942; He was described as 66 inches and 139 pounds. He was with the Battery D of the 197th Coast Artillery. The 197th was posted in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia during World War II. Battery D operated 4 x 3" guns and used an early model antiaircraft radar, the SCR-268.