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Pvt Joe Sigfredo Esquibel

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Pvt Joe Sigfredo Esquibel

Birth
Canones, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, USA
Death 2 Apr 1945 (aged 23)
Burial Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot Plot E Row 21 Grave 1
Memorial ID 56298531 View Source
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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


Inscription

PVT 36 CAV RCN SQ / NEW MEXICO

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Entered the service from New Mexico.


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  • Maintained by: 11thacrkia
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56298531
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56298531/joe-sigfredo-esquibel : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Joe Sigfredo Esquibel (21 Mar 1922–2 Apr 1945), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56298531, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands ; Maintained by 11thacrkia (contributor 47634691) .