Gilbert I. Martinez
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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.
Los Valdezes Cemetery
Rio Grande County
Plot: Row 15
Grave marker for Gilbert I. Martinez
Photo by Jim Davenport from the Find A Grave website
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