Silvestre S. Herrera’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 17, 1917

Death Date

Nov 26, 2007

Age of Death

90 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Nov 26, 2007


War Hero

The war hero Silvestre S. Herrera died at the age of 90. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Mexican-born United States Army soldier remembered for his bravery in World War II. For his 1945 acts during combat in Mertzwiller, France, he earned the prestigious Medal of Honor.

Born in Chihuahua, Mexico, he was orphaned as a baby and was subsequently raised in Texas by his uncle.

Herrera worked as a leather artisan for many years and eventually retired to Glendale, Arizona, where he died on November 26, 2007, due to age-related causes. He was buried at Resthaven Park Cemetery in Glendale with full military honors.