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PFC John D Maggio
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Birth: 1923
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 30, 1944

John served as a Private First Class, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on February 12, 1943 in Buffalo, New York. He was noted as being employed in the building of aircraft and also as Single, without dependents.

John died in the "Line Of Duty" of a non-battle related incident during the war.

Service # 32833241

Union Sun & Journal - Lockport, NY - Monday July 31, 1944

A 21 year old soldier was drowned and his companion, a 19 year-old sailor, swam to safety after their canoe capsized in Scajaquada Creek about 200 feet west of Elmwood Avenue Sunday afternoon at 4:15 o'clock.

The body of PFC John D. Maggio of 23 Spruce St, was recovered from the middle of the muddy stream at 5:20 o'clock.

Seaman John J. White of 214 Swan St, who swam to shore to summon aid, called to his companion to cling to the boat.

( Burial & Article found by: Anne Cady )
 
 
Burial:
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Cheektowaga
Erie County
New York, USA
Plot: Section U-2, Lot 700
 
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Oct 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99918802
PFC John D Maggio
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 Added: Oct. 31, 2012
 
 
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