The Mt.Mestas
Memorial Monument
The Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument was erected of Colorado rose granite from Mt.Mestas and engraved with the names of 63 men of Huerfano County, Colorado who died in World War II.
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Felix Belois Mestas, Jr.

Private First Class
350th Infantry Regiment
Company G
88th Infantry Division
Blue Devils

Born Aug 23, 1921
La Veta, Colorado

Died in Battle
Monte Battaglia Italy
Sept 29, 1944

Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Felix B. Mestas, Jr.
Junior was postumously
awarded the Silver Star.

During the early 1940s, before World War II from Pueblo to Trinidad, Colorado, anytime anybody mentioned "Junior" they were talking about Felix B. Mestas, Jr.

Junior, son to Felix and Sadie Mestas of La Veta, Colorado, brother to Waldo, Arabella, Olivia, Grayce, Stella and Malinda Mestas, died a hero's death, on an Italian battle front, in one of the bloodiest battles of the war on September 29, 1944, just a month after his 23rd birthday.

His bravery that day was reported but for a while his identity remained a mystery, lending him the title of "The Unknown Hero of Battle Mountain".

Soon after, the complete story came out.

Reported in newspapers and magazines everywhere, the nation read accounts of how PFC Felix B. Mestas' unit, Army's 350th Infantry Regiment - 88th Infantry Division, after sustaining three days of seige from oncoming Nazi soldiers, successfully held Monte Battaglia, a strategic hilltop position.

At the time, Mestas held the most northern position of the all the Allied Forces in northern Italy.

Witnesses recounted how Mestas died on the third day of fighting.

With only one can of food rations and one clip of ammo left between them, Mestas stood up in the face of yet another attack from the raging enemy soldiers and waved his buddies off to safety. Then, with his 20 pound Browning automatic rifle slung off his hip and without hope for his own survival, he stood up - and laid down enough fire cover for the three remaining members of his unit to escape from the overrunning enemy.

Twent-six Germans died.

The 350th Infantry Regiment was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation and forever christened with the nickname " The Battle Mountain Regiment".

Mestas' Company Commander Captain Robert Roeder was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in this battle.

Mestas was investigated for a Medal of Honor citation and postumously awarded the Silver Star Medal.

At home, people wanted to memorialize PFC Mestas and lobbied to rename Mt. Baldy, a nearby mountain that had been Junior's backyard for all of his life where he spent many days hunting and fishing, to Mt.Mestas in his honor.

Read the Silver Star Citation.


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The Monument

The Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument was commissioned in 1955 by the local VFW for $500 and erected of Colorado rose granite from the mountain named for PFC Mestas and engraved with the names of 63 men of Huerfano County who died in World War II.Every Memorial Day since people have gathered at the mountain monument to pay tribute to all of Huerfano county's fallen war heros.

The original location of the monument was 200 miles south of Denver, Colorado at a roadway turn-out up on the La Veta pass highway. Over the years the stone memorial was subject to vandalisn from people shooting at it and the stone had to be repaired several times.Decades later it was decided to move the monument and it was placed into storage in nearby Walsenburg. About 1998 the stone was repaired and re-engraved and at that time several of the names on the monument were misspelled and remain that way today due to the cost of repairing the stone once again.Shortly afterwards the monument was relocated to a new permanent home with
a special visitor's area made for it in the parking lot outside of the front entry of the Veteran's Hospital located on the highway outside of Walsenburg.


The Mt.Mestas
Memorial Monument
Names Project

How, where and when most of the men named on the Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument died is all but lost and forgotten information today.

This website is for them and I am looking for contributions of any pictures, articles, letters, stories or other information about my uncle, Felix B. Mestas Jr., the Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument or any information about the 63 men named it, or the names of any friends or family of the men listed.

If you can help or just want
to say hello please contact me.

Gary Smith
1130 Fremont Blvd.
Ste. 105-182
Seaside, Ca. 93955

Phone :
831-801-9261

Email :
info@MtMestasMemorialMonument.com


If you would like to know more about PFC Felix B. Mestas, Jr. and the story of the 88th infantry Division Blue Devils or the invasion of Italy and World War II please visit my Blue Devils research website www.MtMestas.com.

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Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument has 63 names of Huerfano County war dead. Felix B. Mestas, Jr. Warren Farrar, Jr. Henry J. Vigil R.F. Dickinson Ralph Roybal Tom Dunich Joe Castello Henry Dunich Joe Medina Danial L. White Ralph Weir Jesus M. Vigil Eutimio Valdez, Jr. Matt Trujillo Joseph Trujillo Jose J. Ortivez John P. Tice George Smalley George Lucerne Andrew Dick, Jr. Frances McKenna Robert Choid Robert Hendrix John Archuleta Mike Buka Frank Struble, Jr. James Gonzales, Jr. William Zanon Rumaldo Trujillo Ralph Hendrix Jack Holderman John Mestas Pete Chavka John Christoff Francis B. Denton Monico J. Cortez George Bechaver Lucindo Archuleta Earl L. Williburn Melaguias Vigil Peter P. Verbich, Jr. John Naglich Felix B. Mestas, Jr. Pedro Maes Leonard Martinez Elbert L. Kitchen Austin Hubbard Bibian Gonzales Joe E. Griego Stephen J. Glinsky Gabe Duran Albert Quintana George F. Oswerk Walter L. Naney Gilbert G. Martinez Esequiel Jaramillo Armando Gomez, Jr. Robert Cordova Felix Barros Albert Bain James W. Babbitt Lee L. Archuleta Soterios L . Angeles Paul Andrews Bibian Gonzales























01 - Paul D. Andrews
02 - Soterios L. Angeles
03 - Lee L. Archuleta
04 - James W. Babbitt
05 - Albert Bain
06 - Felix Barros
07 - Robert Cordova
08 - Armando Gomez, Jr.
09 - Esequiel Jaramillo
10 - Gilbert C. Martinez
11 - Walter L. Naney
12 - George F. Oswerk
13 - Albert Quintana
14 - George Smalley
15 - John P. Tice
16 - Peter P. Verbich,Jr.
17 - Melaguias Vigil
18 - Earl L. Williburn
19 - Lucindo Archuleta
20 - George Bechaver
21 - Monico J. Cortez
22 - Francis B. Denton
23 - Gabe Duran
24 - Stephen J. Glinsky
25 - Joe E. Griego
26 -
Bibian B. Gonzales
27 - Austin R. Hubbard
28 - Elbert L. Kitchen
29 - Leonard Martinez
30 - Pedro C. Maes
31 - Felix B. Mestas, Jr.
32 - John Naglich


33 - Jose J. Ortivez
34 - Joseph R. Trujillo
35 - Matt Trujillo
36 - Eutimio Valdez,Jr.
37 - Jesus M. Vigil
38 - Ralph Weir
39 - Danial L. White
40 - Henry J. Dunich
41 - Joe Castello
42 - Tom M. Dunich
43 - Ralph Roybal
44 - R.F. Dickinson
45 - Henry J. Vigil
46 - Warren Farrar, Jr.
47 - Joe Medina
48 - John Christoff
49 - Pete Chavka
50 - John Mestas
51 - Jack Holderman
52 - Ralph Hendrix
53 - Rumaldo Trujillo
54 - Willian Zanon
55 - James Gonzales, Jr.
56 - Frank Struble, Jr.
57 - Mike Buka
58 - John Archuleta
59 - Robert Hendrix
60 - Robert Choia
61 - Frances McKenna
62 - Andrew Dick, Jr.
63 - George Lucerne

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The memorial was refaced due to vandalism and several names were misspelled.


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The monument was relocated to the
parking lot of the Veteran's Hospital near Walsenburg, Colorado.


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A special visitor's area was made for it.

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Mestas
Newspaper Articles
The thumbnail index below is in chronological order.
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Dedication of
Mt.Mestas Is Fitting
And Proper - Keyser



La Veta Man
Pays Annual Homage
To Son Who Gave
Life In Battle



Felix Mestas
Will Get Sons Medal



Mt.Mestas - Memorial To
Local World War II Hero
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Mestas
Magazines Articles
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The Mt.Mestas
Memorial Monument
Biographies

There are 63 names engraved on the Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument of people from Huerfano County, Colorado who died during World War II.

Our goal is to have each one of them represented here on this website so that we all can know who they were.

If you know anything about any of the persons named on the Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument please help by contributing pictures, newpaper clippings, magazine articles or a biography of their militay service.

Paul Andrews
Soterios L . Angeles
Lee L. Archuleta
Lucindo Archuleta
John Archuleta

James W. Babbitt
Albert Bain
Felix Barros
George Bechaver
Mike Buka

Joe Castello
Pete Chavka
Robert Choid
John Christoff
Robert Cordova
Monico J. Cortez

Francis B. Denton
Andrew Dick, Jr.
R.F. Dickinson
Henry Dunich
Tom Dunich
Gabe Duran

Warren Farrar, Jr.

Stephen J. Glinsky
Armando Gomez, Jr.
Bibian Gonzales
James Gonzales, Jr.
Joe E. Griego

Ralph Hendrix
Robert Hendrix
Jack Holderman
Austin Hubbard

Esequiel Jaramillo

Elbert L. Kitchen

George Lucerne

Pedro Maes
Gilbert G. Martinez
Leonard Martinez
Frances McKenna
Joe Medina
Felix B. Mestas, Jr.
John Mestas

John Naglich
Walter L. Naney

Jose J. Ortivez
George F. Oswerk

Albert Quintana

Ralph Roybal

George Smalley
Frank Struble, Jr.

John P. Tice
Joseph Trujillo
Matt Trujillo
Rumaldo Trujillo

Eutimio Valdez, Jr.
Peter P. Verbich, Jr.
Henry J. Vigil
Jesus M. Vigil
Melaguias Vigil

Ralph Weir
Danial L. White
Earl L. Williburn

William Zanon

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Biographies
Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument
Looking for contributions of any pictures, articles, letters, stories or other information about Felix B. Mestas Jr., the Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument or any of the 63 men named on it, or the names of any friends or family of the men listed. If you can help please contact me at email : info@MtMestasMemorialMonument.com.
Soterios L. Angeles


Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Soterios L.
Angeles

Rank:

Private
U.S. Army
Service #
37352673
Unit:
Date:
Buried:
Died::
Awards:
Links:
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John L. Archuleta

Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

John L.
Archuleta

Rank:

Private
U.S. Army Air Force
Service #
38006092
Unit:
Date:
Died: 21 November, 1944
Buried:
Lorraine American Cemetary
Lorraine France
Died:
Awards:
Links:
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Lee Livinio Archuleta


Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Lee Livinio
Archuleta

Rank:

Private
U.S. Army
Service #
38006092
Unit:
45th Infantry Division
157th Infantry Regiment
Company B
Date:
Born: 1919
Died: 9 March, 1942
Buried:
Died:
Died Non-Battle
Awards:
Links:
    1. 45th Infantry Division
    2. 157th Infantry Regiment Co. B

The 45th Infantry Division was activated on 16 September 1940 and trained at Fort Sill, Camp Barkeley, Fort Devens, Pine Camp and Camp Pickett in preparation for the invasion of Italy and on 8 June 1943, sailed for the Mediterranean region and landed in North Africa on 22 June 1943 and trained at Arzew, French Morocco for the invasion of Sicily.
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Lucindo Archuleta


Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Lucindo
Archuleta
Rank:

Private
U.S. Army
Service #
37706993
Unit:
79th Infantry Division
315th Infantry Regiment
Date:
Died: October 21, 1944
Buried:
Buried at: Plot B Row 22 Grave 27
Epinal American Cemetery
Epinal, France
Died:
Killed In Action
Emberménil, France
Awards:
Purple Heart
Links:
    1. 79th Infantry Division
    2. Epinal American Cemetery

After training in the United Kingdom from 17 April 1944, the 79th Infantry Division landed on Utah Beach, Normandy, 12–14 June.

The Division cut across the Moselle and Meurthe Rivers, 13–23 September, cleared the Foret de Parroy in a severe engagement, 28 September–9 October, and attacked to gain high ground east of Emberménil, 14–23 October, when it was relieved, 24 October.
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James W. Babbitt


Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

James W.
Babbitt
Rank:

Master Sergeant
U.S. Army Air Force
Service #
38103256
Unit:
1330th Army Air Force Base Unit
Jorhat, India
Date:
Died: March 5, 1945
Buried:
Plot C Row 0 Grave 287
Honolulu Memorial
Honolulu, Hawaii
Died:
Awards:
Distinguished Flying Cross
Air Medal
Links:
    1. Honolulu Memorial
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Albert Bain

Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.
Albert
Bain
Rank:

Second Lieutenant
U.S. Army Air Force
Service #
0-405723
Unit:
Army Air Corps
Date:
Died: January 24, 1943
Buried:
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at
East Coast Memorial
New York City, USA
Died:
Awards:
 
Links:
 
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Felix Barros

Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Felix
Barros

Rank:

Technician 5th Class
U.S. Army
Service #
37350071
Unit:
330th Engineer
General Service Regiment
Date:
Died: July 25, 1944
Buried:
Plot B Row 0 Grave 325
Honolulu Memorial
Honolulu, Hawaii
Died:
Drowned in the
overflow of the Magwitang River
Awards:
 
Links:
  1. 330th Engineer Gen. Service Regiment
  2. Honolulu Memorial

The China-Burma-India Theater 1944 - In coordination with the opening of the Ledo Road in the initial phase of the Burma campaign, the 330th Engineers were bridging the rivers and opening the way through dense jungle for tanks and infantry. During April the first of the monsoon rains began, thus impeding the progress of the road.

The Magwitang rose to a height of 6 to 12 feet above the road's finished sub-grade. To carry the road across the flooded section of the Magwitang Valley, Brig. Gen. Pick on 4 July ordered the construction of a causeway, 18 inches above high water level.
Tec-5 Felix Barros, 37350071, Company "E" was drowned on 25 July in the overflow of the Magwitang River, paralleling the Causeway. Burial services were held on 28 July.

On 10 August the project was completed and the first convoy crossed the Magwitang Causeway headed for Tinkawk.

Source: Unit History 330th Engineer Regiment China - Burma-India Theater of World War II.

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George Bechaver

Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.
George
Bechaver
Rank:

Staff Sargent
U.S. Army
Service #
38104263
Unit:
5th Armored Division
15th
Armored Infantry Battalion
Date:
Born: 2 August 1909
Died: 20 September 1944
Buried:
Died:
Killed In Action
Battle for Wallendorf Bridge, Germany
Awards:
Links:
    1. 5th Armored Division
    2. Wallendorf, Germany

On 19 Sep 1944 orders were received from V Corps for operations for 20 September to consolidate present bridgehead positions and prepare for offensive action to North, Northeast or South, and continue protection of the Luxembourg area.
By 0110, 20 September, all of the artillery of the Division had displaced West of the river. During the day the 1st and 2d Battalions, 112th Inf Regt, were attacked by the enemy but held the WALLENDORF bridge under heavy artillery and mortar fire and in close contact with enemy ground troops.

CCB continued its pressure North of the bridge. An enemy tank and infantry attack from the North was repulsed. CCA continued its patrol activity, with negative reports. CCA artillery destroyed one armored vehicle and a freight train in the vicinity of GREVENMACKER. At 1605, a heavy artillery concentration was placed on the hostile forces in BIESDORF, followed by a strafing from planes.

At 1200, CCB reported the 1st and 2d Battalions, 112th Inf Regt, were moving into position on the right flank, and that the air support was temporarily neutralizing the enemy.

At 1745, orders were received from V Corps for operations 21 September: Continue mission under current orders maintain and improve all positions, mop up areas and prepare for further advance to the East. At 2130 CCR was ordered to place on tank company in position along the road East of the river and South of Wallendorf, to prevent movement of enemy along the river. During the night the enemy demolished both the treadway bridge and timber bridge at Wallendorf and mined approaches on German side.

Source: 5th Armored Division Historical Narratives

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Mike Buka


Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Mike
Buka
Rank:
Service #
Unit:
Date:
Buried:
Died:
Awards:
 
Links:
 
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Joe Castello


Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Joe
Castello

Rank:

Private First Class
U.S. Army

Service #
38009698
Unit:
Field Artillery
Date:
Born: 27 Jan, 1915
Died: 13 Jan, 1945
Buried:
St. Mary's South Cemetery
Huerfano County, Colorado
Died:
Died Of Wounds
Awards:
 
Links:
 
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Pete W. Chavka


Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Pete W.
Chavka

Rank:

Corporal
U.S. Marine Corps
Service #
Unit:
Date:
Buried:
Died:
Missing in Action - 2 June, 1944
Awards:
 
Links:
 
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Robert E. Choid


Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Robert E.
Choid

Rank:

Second Class Radarman (RD2)

Service #
3722979
Unit:
Date:
Died: 25 October, 1944
Buried:
Manilla American Cemetary
Manilla, Philippines
Died:
Awards:
 
Links:
    1. Manilla American Cemetary
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John Christoff


Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

John
Christoff

Rank:
Seaman 2nd Class
U.S. Navy

Service #
Unit:
Date:
Born: 11 Jan, 1922
Died: 10 Dec, 1940
Buried:
Died:
Awards:
 
Links:
 

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Robert Cordova

Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Robert
Cordova

Rank:
Private
U.S. Army
Service #
18000435
Unit:
Date:
Buried:
Died:
Awards:
Links:
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Monico J. Cortez


Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Monico J.
Cortez

Rank:

Corporal
U.S. Army

Service #
37328384
Unit:
191st Tank Destroyer Battalion
Date:
Born: 24 Oct, 1912
Died: 25 Apr , 1944
Buried:
Maes Creek Cemetary
Died:
Silver Star Medal
Awards:
Links:
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Francis B. Denton

Francis B.
Denton

Rank:
Sargent
U.S. Army
Service #
Unit:
90th Infantry Division
357th Infantry Regiment
Company L
Date:
Born: 13 Nov 1919
Died: 7 July 44
Buried:
Died:
Purple Heart
Awards:
Killed In Action
Links:

The 90th Infantry Division landed in England, 5 April 1944, and trained from 10 April to 4 June.

First elements of the division saw action on D-Day, 6 June, on Utah Beach, Normandy, the remainder entering combat 10 June, cutting across the Merderet River to take Pont l'Abbe in heavy fighting.

The 357th had entered the battle on July 5 to relieve part of the 358th. The outfit was stopped cold outside of Beau Coudray in a day-long battle but continued to trade blows there for six bitter days.

After defensive action along the river Douve, the division attacked to clear the Foret de Mont-Castre (Hill 122), clearing it by 11 July, in spite of fierce resistance. An attack on the island of Saint-Germain-sur-Sèves failing, 23 July, the 90th bypassed it and took Périers, 27 July.
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Andrew Dick, Jr.

Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Andrew
Dick, Jr.

Rank:
Technical Sergeant
U.S. Army Air Force
Service #
Unit:
Date:
Died: 24 February 1944
Buried:
Hungen, Germany
25 February 1944
Died:
Sgt. Dick's B-17 bomber aircraft exploded in midair and crashed near the village of Hungen, Germany, on 24 February 1944.
Awards:
Links:

24 Feb 44 - Walsenburg: Staff Sgt. Andrew Dick Jr. was reported missing in action over Germany in a raid February 24.

22 May 46 - Walsenburg World-Independent - Dicks Get Word Of Death Of Son In Germany - Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Dick Sr., of this city, have received official notification of the death of their son, Technical Sergeant Andrew Dick Jr., who has been on the “missing in action” list of the Army records since March 10, 1944. The notification came from Leon W. Johnson, Brigadier General, chief of the personnel services division U. S. Army Forces, Washington. Records of the AAF, General Johnson states, shows that Sgt. Dick's aircraft, a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, exploded in midair and crashed near the village of Hungen, Germany, on Feb. 24, 1944. His body was interred in Hungen on Feb. 25. This town is 13 miles southeast of Giessen. This information was gathered from the translation of several volumes of captured German records, the letter states. Young Dick was inducted into the service on November 4, 1942, and was shipped overseas in November 11, 1943, where he was based in England. He was reported missing March 10, 1944. He was a gradate of Huerfano county high school, class of 1939, and took work at Barnes Business college, Denver and Angola Tri-State, Angola, Indiana, prior to his induction.

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Robert F. Dickinson


Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Robert F.
Dickinson

Rank:
LTJG
Navy Air Corps
Service #
0-298914
Unit:
Date:
Died: 17 Jan 46
Buried:
Manilla American Cemetary
Manilla, Philippines
Died:
Awards:
Links:

Aug 43 - La Veta: Gold wings and a commission as ensign in the Navy Air Corps were awarded last week to Robert F. Dickinson.
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Henry Dunich


Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Henry
Dunich

Rank:
Private First Class
Service #
Unit:
96th Infantry Division
383rd Infantry Regiment
Date:
Born: 28 Dec 1925
Died: 15 Jul 1945
Buried:
Died:
Awards:
Links:

21 July 44 - Henry Dunich, brother of Tom, left this morning for induction into the army at Fort Logan.
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Tom Dunich


Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Tom
Dunich

Rank:
Private First Class
Service #
Unit:
106th Infanrty Regiment
Date:
Born: 28 Jun 23
Died: 28 Jun 44
Buried:
Died:
Awards:
Links:

21 July 44 - Walsenburg World Independent - Tom Dunich Reported Wounded In Saipan Action-Pfc. Tom M. Dunich, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Dunich, 121 Champa Street, Loma Park, has been reported seriously wounded in action on Saipan, June 25, according to word received Saturday by his parents from the War department. No further details were contained in the telegram received here. Dunich, a graduate in the class of 1943 from Huerfano county high school, entered the army July 2, 1943, and took his basic training at Camp Roberts, Calif. He was sent overseas in February of this year and had been stationed in Hawaii. Henry Dunich, brother of Tom, left this morning for induction into the army at Fort Logan.

1947 - The body of Pfc. Tom Dunich will arrive tomorrow, Friday, for burial with full military honors and services, by the Walsenburg Croatian Fraternal Union No. 292.

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Gabe Duran


Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Gabe
Duran

Rank:
Private First Class
Service #
Unit:
359th Infantry Regiment
Date:
Born: 18 Mar 1913
Died: 26 Sep 1944
Buried:
Died:
Awards:
Links:
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Warren M. Farrar, Jr.


Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Warren M.
Farrar, Jr.

Rank:
A.R.M 3rd Class
U.S. Navy Reserve
Service #
Unit:
Date:
Born: 1922
Died: .1943
Buried:
Died:
Awards:
Links:

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Stephen J. Glinsky

Mt.Mestas Memorial Monument-Andrew Dick, Jr.

Stephen J.
Glinsky

Rank:
Private
Service #
Unit:
44th Infantry Division
71st Infantry Regiment
Date:
Born: 14 Jan 1914
Died: 26 Nov 1944
Buried:
22 Apr 1948 - St. Mary's
Walsenburg, Co.
Died:
Awards:
Links:
 

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