Home of Record: Newhall
Date of Birth: January 1, 1915
Birthplace: Los Angeles, Calif.
Service: Army of the United States
Rank: Master Sergeant
ID No: 39225368
Length of Service:
Unit: 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
Incident Date: February 8, 1951
Casualty Date: February 8, 1951
Age at Loss: 36
Location: South Korea
Narrative: MSG Montenegro of Newhall served with the 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. At age 36, he was killed in action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on February 8, 1951. MSG Montenegro was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.