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Ismael Villegas

Ismael Villegas

Date of Birth March 21, 1924
Place of Birth California
Country United States
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Date of Death March 20, 1945,
Horoscope Aries

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Full NameIsmael Villegas
OccupationBaseball Player
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Ismael Villegas Biography

Staff Sergeant Ysmael R. Villegas (March 21, 1924 – March 20, 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.

Ismael Villegas is a famous Baseball Player, who was born on March 21, 1924 in United States.

According to Astrologers, Ismael Villegas zodiac sign is Aries

Villegas was a Mexican-American born and raised in Casa Blanca, the Hispanic section of Riverside, California. There he received his primary and secondary education and joined the United States Army in July 1944. After he finished his basic training, he was assigned to Company F, 127th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division which was assigned to the invasion of the Philippines.

Ismael Villegas Net Worth

Ismael Villegas is one of the richest Baseball Player. Ismael Villegas is also listed on the elit list of Richest Baseball Player born on March 21 . According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Ismael Villegas net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

Ismael Villegas Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth$1.5 Million
SalaryUnder Review
Source of WealthBaseball Player
HouseLiving in own house.

Villegas was the first Riverside County resident to ever receive the Medal of Honor and the first veteran to be buried at the Riverside National Cemetery when the cemetery opened in 1978. The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) named Post #184 in Riverside the “Ysmael R. Villegas Memorial Casa Blanca Post” in his honor. A statue by sculpture Gary Coutrer, called Villegas Memorial, was dedicated on May 27, 1995, and is located on Main Street Civic Center Courtyard in Riverside. The Ysmael R. Villegas Middle School in Riverside is named in his honor.

On March 1, 1945, Villegas’ company found itself engaged in combat against Japanese forces at Villa Verde Trail on Luzon Island in the Philippines, in what is known as the Battle of Luzon. His squad was attacked by an enemy machinegun nest. Villegas took it upon himself to save his squad by destroying the nest and its occupants. For his actions he was awarded the Silver Star medal.

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On October 19, 1945, President Harry S. Truman posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor to Villegas, presenting the medal to his surviving family.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Baseball Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States.

On March 20, 1945, Villegas was ordered to lead his squad in an advance which would result in the taking of a hill. They confronted an enemy which was entrenched and who attacked them with heavy machinegun and rifle fire. He led his men towards the crest of the hill and then upon his own initiative attacked five enemy foxholes, killing all of its occupants. Villegas was mortally wounded when he attacked the sixth foxhole.