ID Card and clippings are courtesy of Bernadette Madrid Aragon, Ambrosio's daughter.


Ambrosio Madrid was born and raised in Villanueva, New Mexico which is about 35 miles southwest of Las Vegas, New Mexico. He was wounded by shrapnel and evacuated on the last ship out of the Philippines the Mactan. He passed away in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1983.


200th Coast Artillery Captain Fred Jordan, who signed Madrid's pre-war ID card, died at the port of Moji, Japan on February 3, 1945 after arriving there on the Hell Ship Brazil Maru an odyssey which had begun on the Oryoku Maru in December 1944.