Gilbert I. Martinez

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

DOW 09/17/1944

 

 

Gilbert I. Martinez was born in Colorado on March 30, 1910. He was drafted into the Army
on July 28, 1942 at Pueblo, Colorado. His home of residence was listed as Rio Grande County,
Colorado and his civilian occupation was listed as Farm Hands, General Farms. He had completed
grammar school and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.

PFC Martinez died of wounds received in action in Germany on September 17, 1944.

 

 

Gilbert I. Martinez was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Fosse Cemetery, Namur, Belgium and some time later his remains
were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Colorado.

Burial:
Los Valdezes Cemetery
Sevenmile Plaza
Rio Grande County
Colorado
Plot: Row 15

 

Grave marker for Gilbert I. Martinez

Photo by Jim Davenport from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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