Edward Gomez Photo

Edward Gomez

Born: Aug 10, 1932

Death: Sep 14, 1951

Birthplace: Omaha

Nationality: United States

Edward Gomez

Date of Birth : Aug 10, 1932
Date of Death : Sep 14, 1951
Birth Place : Omaha

Private First Class Edward Gomez was a United States Marine from Omaha, Nebraska who posthumously received the Medal of Honor — the United States' highest decoration for valor — for gallantly sacrificing his life to save the lives of four fellow-Marines on his machine gun team. PFC Gomez was the 18th Marine to receive the Medal of Honor for heroism during the Korean War.

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