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David M. Gonzales

United States Army Medal of Honor recipient

Died when: 21 years 320 days (262 months)
Star Sign: Gemini

 

David M. Gonzales

Private First Class David M.Gonzales (9 June 1923 – 25 April 1945) was a United States Army soldier who posthumously received the Medal of Honor — the United States' highest military decoration – for his actions during World War II.

On 25 April 1945, at age 21, PFC Gonzales was killed in action in the Philippines while, in the face of enemy machine gun fire, digging out fellow soldiers who had been buried in a bomb explosion.


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