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Corp Edward "Eddy" Cervantez
Birth: Dec. 19, 1946
Death: Jan. 30, 1968, Vietnam

Eddy attended Saint Francis de Sales High School and was the White Sox bat boy in 1962.

I attended a Veterans Day ceremony in the parking lot of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church this past year 2006. During this ceremony Eddie got some credit for the Chicago White Sox winning the World Series in 2005! Everyone was saying that's right; Eddie was pulling strings for us!

The parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe of South Chicago suffered more war dead during the Vietnam War than any other Catholic parish in the U.S. This monument, erected in the 1970 stands in memory of the sacrifice of twelve parishioners. It is located across the street from the church at 91st Street and Brandon in South Chicago.

Please see the pictures on Eddy's second page.

Corporal
HQ CO, 4TH BN, 503RD INF RGT, 173 ABN BDE
Army Of The United States
19 December 1946 - 30 January 1968
Chicago, IL
Panel 35E Line 067
12/1967 to 1/30/1968
Bronze Star Medal


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THANKS TO ALL FOR THEIR FLOWERS AND SENTIMENTS.
THEY ARE VERY MUCH APPRECIATED.

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Eddy was my neighbor; he lived directly
across the street from me.

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Burial:
Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum
Evergreen Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Sec S-W;Blk24, lot 3; grave 7
 
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Record added: Jan 04, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12889167
Corp Edward Eddy Cervantez
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Corp Edward Eddy Cervantez
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Corp Edward Eddy Cervantez
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You and men like you, are the reason we are free today! As a spouse of a NAVY veteran I salute you sir for the sacrifices that you made!
- CindyS
 Added: Dec. 23, 2013

- Lance
 Added: Aug. 16, 2012
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Aug. 12, 2012
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