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First Name: Joe

Last Name: Valdez

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Terry Co., TX

Date of Birth: 28 January 1922

Date of Death: 28 March 1945

Rank: Private

Years Served:
Joe Valdez

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Joe Valdez

Private, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 7th Armored Division, General Orders No. 69 (April 25, 1945)
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pride in presenting the Silver Star (Posthumously) to Private Joe Valdez (ASN: 38347968), United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the 23d Armored Infantry Battalion, 7th Armored Division, in action in Germany, on 28 March 1945.
Private Valdez's 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: 316154   Created by: drjones46




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