Pvt Joe S. Esquibel was killed in action while serving with the US Army in Europe during World War II.
On 23 November 1944 the 11th crossed the English Channel and soon found themselves in the Battle of the Bulge holding an entire sector, normally occupied by a division. After the Bulge, the 11th Cavalry Group acted as a flank screen for the 13th Corps during the push from the Roer to the Rhine rivers. The 11th was in constant enemy contact and reached the Rhine on 5 March 1945.
Company F, 36th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 11th Cavalry Group
Home of Record: Taos County, NM
Service Number: 38585226
Wife: Esther J Esquibel
Father: Daniel Esquibel Sr
Mother: Virginia Esquibel
Brother: Daniel Esquibel Jr
Sister: Margarita Esquibel
Joe Esquibel is buried next to his brother, Daniel Esquibel, who was killed in action in Italy on April 2, 1945.
Pvt Daniel Esquibel, Jr
PVT 36 CAV RCN SQ / NEW MEXICO
Entered the service from New Mexico.