Jimenez burial

A member of the Marine Corps League presenting Lance Corporal Jose Francisco Jimenez remains for burial next to his mother.

Lance Corporal Jose Francisco Jimenez, United States Marine Corps, was a Mexican National who fought for the United States in the Vietnam War.

He was born in Mexico City March 20, 1946, and was killed in action in Vietnam Aug. 28, 1969. Jimenez was raised in Arizona. He received the Congressional Medal of Honor posthumously.

Upon his death, he was buried in Mexico City. Recently, his sister worked with the government to have his remains recovered from Mexico to have him interred next to his mother at Glendale Memorial Park.