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 Ambrosio Guillen

Ambrosio Guillen

Birth
La Junta, Otero County, Colorado, USA
Death 25 Jul 1953 (aged 23)
Burial El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Plot Section E, Grave 9171
Memorial ID 9686 · View Source
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Korean War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry while in Korea, 25 Jul 1953. When his unit was pinned down, he deliberately exposed himself to mortar and artillery fire to direct his men and to personally supervise the treatment and evacuation of the wounded. Critically wounded, he refused treatment until the enemy had been defeated.


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  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9686
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ambrosio Guillen (7 Dec 1929–25 Jul 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9686, citing Fort Bliss National Cemetery, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .