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San Antonio, Texas
Born December 28, 1929
Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number 1083679
Died of Wounds
Died September 24, 1950 in Korea
Private First Class Almaraz was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was seriously wounded while assaulting Hill 80 near Yongdung-po, South Korea and died of those wounds on September 24, 1950. Private First Class Almaraz was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.