Pedro Cano

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Edinburg, TX

HONORED BY
Allan Henderson

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED IN COMPANY C, 8TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, 4TH INFANTRY DIVISION. EARNED THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS FOR HEROISM NEAR SCHEVENHUTTE, GERMANY ON DECEMBER 3, 1944 DURING THE BATTLE FOR THE HURTGEN FOREST. THE MEDAL WAS UPGRADED TO THE MEDAL OF HONOR ON MARCH 18, 2014. HE WAS ALSO AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL WITH OAK LEAF CLUSTER AND THE PURPLE HEART MEDAL.