Evaristo Martinez, IIISpecialist Four
A CO, 1ST BN, 7TH CAVALRY, 1 CAV DIV
Army of the United States
01 April 1944 - 27 October 1967
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The database page for Evaristo Martinez, III
You left us October 27, 1967 in the Quang Tin Province of South Vietnam.
God bless you.
Sergeant Dan Burke
01 May 2007
Bronze Star with V:
Disregarding his own safety and exposing himself to enemy fire, Specialist Fourth Class Evaristo Martinez III went to the aid of a fellow soldier whereupon he was mortally wounded.
For this act of bravery, Evaristo was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor. Evaristo's mother and father were presented this award by Colonel Johnny M. Rice.
A true hero is one who gives his life for another.
A Note from The Virtual WallOn 27 Oct 1967 nine men from the 1st Cavalry Division were killed in an action at a fortified village in the Que Son Valley southeast of Que Son itself:
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 4 Nov 2003
Last updated 08/10/2009