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Joseph Martinez Burrola
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Birth: May 12, 1908
Death: Dec. 25, 1992

El Paso Herald-Post Newspaper New Mexico June 10, 1944
Wife Hears From Mate, Prisoner Of Japanese
Monday Jan 10, 1944 Page 3 , El Paso Herald-Post

In a short wave radio message from a Japanese prison camp, an El Paso Soldier as a Japaneses prisoner asked his wife to pray that the war will be over soon. The message was from Tokyo to Mrs. Rachael Burrola of 500 Fruits street by her husband Sgt. Joseph M. Burrola. she said, "The Sergeant is held in a prison camp in the Philippians." Another brother ,Willam Burrola, of the captured soldier is at the same camp. Sgt. Burrola left for the Philippines in August of 1940. He is a member of the 200th Coast Artillery of New Mexico. A native of New Mexico. Sergeant Burrola has three children Corina, Dolores and Joseph Jr. In the message, the soldier advised Mrs. Burrola that he was fine. "Say hello to my relatives. Gets lonesome thinking of you the message said."
 
 
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 Parents:
  Valentin H. Burrola (1882 - 1960)
  Guillerma Martinez Burrola (1882 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Rachel Carrillo Burrola (1915 - 2011)
 
 Children:
  Corine B. Chaidez (1936 - 2009)*
  Joe Carrillo Burrola (1939 - 2004)*
  Albert Burrola (1946 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bonfacia Montez Martinez (1898 - 1974)**
  Sarah Luna (1899 - 1974)**
  Bonifacia Montes Martinez (1904 - ____)**
  George M. Burrola (1906 - 1991)**
  Joseph Martinez Burrola (1908 - 1992)
  Nicolas M Burrola (1910 - 1993)*
  Atanacia Madero (1912 - 2004)*
  Mary Burrola (1912 - 2006)*
  William Martinez Burrola (1921 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Cypress)
Cypress
Orange County
California, USA
Plot: Constant Love, Map 10, Lot 1666, Space 1
 
Maintained by: dolores tedder
Originally Created by: Chris Mills
Record added: Jul 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94512196
Joseph Martinez Burrola
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Joseph Martinez Burrola
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Joseph Martinez Burrola
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DAD, I STILL MISS YOU SO MUCH, BUT THANK YOU FOR VISITING ME WHENEVER YOU ARE ABLE TO. I LOVE SEEING YOU. LOVE YOU MUCHO.
- YOUR DAUGHTER, LOLA
 Added: Feb. 8, 2014
May the ordeal of your honored service never be forgotten.
- truchasnm
 Added: Jan. 20, 2014

- Ladybug
 Added: Jan. 5, 2014
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