Ramiro Cardenas

1947-1968

Served in Viet Nam 1967-68

Ramiro Cardenas was born on January 8, 1947 and joined the Armed Forces while in Aurora, IL. He served as a 0311 in the Marines, Battalion 1, Regiment 3. In 1 year of service, he attained the rank of LCPL/E3. He began a tour of duty on March 15, 1967.

On February 27, 1968, at the age of 21, Ramiro died in the service of our country in the Viet Nam War, at the Battle of Quang Tri.

Homeroom 66 Speculum
You can find Ramiro honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Panel 41E, Row 48.