Monday, October 17, 2016

PVT Manuel R. Flores

PVT Manuel R. Flores was born in Pima County, Arizona in 1917 to Francisco and Carmen Flores. In 1940 Manuel worked at the city nursery to support his family.

Manuel was drafted in January 1944. On 5 Sep 1944 he was transferred from the replacement depot to B Company 116th Infantry.  On 17 Oct 1944 he was missing in action but that was later determined to be the day he was killed in action.

Manuel is buried in the Netherlands American Cemetery

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