description

Reyes was a member of Rifle Company E, 141st U.S. Army Infantry, 36th Division, which was a National Guard unit activated in 1940. It had a vital role in the liberation of Rome during World War II. Died September 25, 2017, he was 96 years old. The company is documented as one of the toughest fighting units in the Army and consisted of mostly Hispanics from Bowie, Austin and El Paso high schools.

Uploaded on 09.28.2017 by El Paso Museum of History

Out of Area / Out of Area, (1940 - 1949), War

  • Reyes

Your comment will be visible after the El Paso Museum staff has reviewed it. This usually happens within 24 hours.

Thank you for your comment

Apolonio Reyes - Company E - 1940

Report this entry

Choose the most important reason for this report

Your name

Your email address

Optional detail

Thank you for your report

More from the same community-collection

Train trestle/bridge - Cloudcroft

The railroad opened up this area for lumbering, but also recognized its potential as a summer resort. Getting to Cloudcroft...

Train trestle, Cloudcroft

Those who had the money sent their wives and children to Cloudcroft for the summer. The railroad trip up and...

Road and creek

Possibly Cloudcroft.

Excursion railroad car

Possibly Cloudcroft.

Two women among the trees

Probably Cloudcroft. Note the sunbonnet.

Cabin

Probably Cloudcroft.

Cabin with big overhang

Probably Cloudcroft.

Group on hillside

Probably Cloudcroft.

Man holding coffee pot at picnic

Probably Cloudcroft.

Cabin porch, Cloudcroft

Cloudcroft New Mexico is a mountain community with a vast wonderland of cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and ice skating. Cloudcroft is...

Rustic shelter, Cloudcroft

Cloudcroft New Mexico is 110 year old, unique mountain community and vast wonderland of cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and ice skating....

Summer hikers on railroad tracks, Cloudcroft

This family was one of many that spent their summers at Cloudcroft to escape the heat of El Paso.

Unknown mainstreet

A community reached by one of the regular patrols along the US-Mexican Border.

Engineer wagon

Contents of wagon are laid out for inspection.

Postcard sent from El Paso, 1902

This postcard shows Apache chief, "James A. Garfield," who had no association with El Paso other than the card was...