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Taos Soldiers Killed in WWII
Taos County, New Mexico
By  Alberto VidaurreŠ
January 9, 2011
Main Page  Military Page

Following is the list of men who died while serving in the military during World War II. As listed in the News Paper El Taoseno and La Revista de Taos.

El Taoseno
Y La Revista de Taos
Tomo II. Num. 37
Taos, Nuevo Mexico, Jueves, Julio 4, 1946

La Siguiente lista comprende los nombres de los jovenes de condado de Taos, Que durante la guerra pasada sacrificaron sus vidas, en el campo de Batalla, como resultas de enfermedad, reportados perdidos y otras causes, segun reportados por el Departmamento de Guerra:

My rough translation: The following list names the young men of Taos County that sacrificed their lifes on the battlefield, or died as a result of illness, or reported missing or died of some other cause. As reported by the War Department.

Pfc. Alex A. Abreu, Pvt. Jose O. Aguilar, Pfc. Guadalupe R. Alcantar, Pfc. Ruben R. Anaya ,Pfc. Alberto L. Aael,

M/Sgt. Alfred E. Brink,

Pfc. Valentino E. Casados, Pvt. Jose M. Casias, Pfc. Ernesto Cisneros, Pfc. Manuel J. Cisneros, Pfc. Joe L. Coca, Pvt. Fernando Concha, Pvt. Adonais N. Cordova, Pvt. Filadelfio Cordova, Pfc. Jose Cordova, Pvt. Presentacion Cortez, T/4. Jose C. Cruz,

Pfc. Eligio Duran,

Pvt. Joe E. Esquibel,

Pfc. Albert Garcia, Pvt. James Gomes, Pvt. Eugenio Gonzales, * Pvt. Maclovio A. Gonzales, Jr., Pfc. Telesfor Gonzales,

Pvt. Ismael Herrera, Pfc. James Hopkins,

Pfc. Feliberto P. Jeantet,

S/Sgt. Sam Lopez, Pvt. Gustavo R. Lucero, Pvt. Jerry Lucero, Pfc. Lupe Lucero, S/Sgt. Jimmy Lujan, Pvt. Joe I. Lujan,

Sgt. Charles M. Mares, Pvt. Joe E. Martinez, Pfc. Leopoldo U. Martinez, Pvt. Luciano S. Martinez.Jr., Pvt. Melecio Martinez, Pvt. Jose L. Mascarenas, Pvt. Jose E. T. Mascarenas, Pvt. Procopio Medina, Pfc. Moises Miera, Pfc. Ernesto F. Montoya, Pfc. Jose A. Mondragon,

Pvt. John C. Nelson,

Pvt. Candido L. Olivas, Pfc. Jose P. Ortiz,

Pfc. Benigno E. Padilla, Pfc. Jake. J. Padilla,

Pfc. Julian Quintana,

Pfc. Porfiro Rivera, Pfc. Rudolfo Rodriguez, Pvt. Juan Romero, Pvt. Juan F. Romero, * Pfc. Richard G. Romero, Pvt. Timoteo Romero, Pfc. Esquipula Roybal,

Pfc. Delfino Sanchez, Pfc. Eliseo E. Sanchez, Cpl. Arthur Sandoval, Pvt. Ambrocio J. Sandoval, Pfc. Bertram P. Sandoval, Sgt. Thomas Santistevan, Pvt. Joe A. Santistevan,

Pfc. Leo H. Tafoya, Pfc. Marcelo Tafoya, Pvt. Charles A. Trujillo, Pfc. Jose L. Trujillo, *Pfc. Reynaldo Trujillo, Cpl. Martin Trujillo,

Pfc. Jose R. Valdez, Pfc. Fabriciano Velasquez.

* Denotes names as listed in the book, "It Tolled For New Mexico, New Mexican Captured by The Japanese 1941-1945", by Eva Jane Matson. Published by Yucca Tree Press. ISBN 0-9622940-8-X

By Alberto Vidaurre 1-9-2011