Sunday, September 11, 2016
PFC Benny Garcia Gallegos
PFC Benny Garcia Gallegos, b. 25 Apr 1923 - d. 11 Sep 1944. Son of Jose Gamboa and Teadora G (Garcia) Gallegos. Both of fhis parents were born in Chihuahua, Mexico and migrated through New Mexico where Benny was born to San Bernadino, California. Benny enlisted 13 Jan 1943 and was ultimately assigned on 4 Jul 1944 to A Company 116th Infantry. His name is also spelled Gallogos on the morning report. PFC Gallegos is buried in Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, San Bernadino, California.