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Victor Hugo Espinoza (1929 - 1986)

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Victor Hugo Espinoza
Born in El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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Died in El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, United Statesmap
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Victor Espinoza was awarded a Medal of Honor.

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Victor Hugo Espinoza

Posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on March 18, 2014 for his actions on August 1, 1952, at Chorwon, Korea

Acting Rifleman in Company A, 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division

Decorations:

National Defense Service Medal
Korean Service Medal with one Bronze Service Star
Combat Infantryman Badge
United Nations Service Medal
Republic of Korea-Korean War Service Medal

Buried: Fort Bliss National Cemetery

Plot: Section F, Site 1115, GPS (lat/lon): 31.8257, -106.4254
Find A Grave: Memorial #126710006

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