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First Name: Raul

Last Name: Cardenas

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: San Antonio, TX
Middle Name: T.

Date of Birth: 20 March 1922

Date of Death: 21 August 1986

Rank: Private First Class

Years Served:
Raul T. Cardenas

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Raul T. Cardenas

Private 1st Class, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 7th Armored Division, General Orders No. 81 (May 18, 1945)
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Private First Class Raul T. Cardenas (ASN: 38363932), United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving as a Medical Aidman with the 48th Armored Infantry Battalion, 7th Armored Division, in action in Germany, on 5 and 7 April 1945.
Private First Class Cardenas' gallant actions and dedicated devotion to duty, without regard for his own life, were in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas WWII Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 316137   Created by: drjones46




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