|Birth: ||May 19, 1888, Italy|
|Death: ||Sep. 29, 1918, France|
Celestino was born in Montese, Italy. He came to America at 23 to join family Nov 25, 1911. He worked at the Peabody Mine No 4 Coal Mine in Christian, Illinois with his father and brother Armando.
World War I Private, U.S. Army 47th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division. He joined the army in Jun 1918 in order to be granted American citizenship immediately. He was killed parachuting over France and was dead before he hit the ground.
His belongings and compensation money was sent home to the family living in Kincaid, Illinois.
Parents Pietro Giusppe and Maria Teresa Berardini Becchelli
Primo Becchelli 1884-1944
Concetta Becchelli, Remoli 1886-
Celestino Becchelli 1888-1918 #55990529
Antonio Becchelli 1892-
Armando Becchelli 1894-1953 Illinois #71045324
Domenico Becchelli 1895-1982 Arizona #91894151
Teresa Becchelli 1898-
Ettore Becchelli 1900-
Plot E Row 23 Grave 18 Romagne, France
Pietro Giuseppe Becchelli (1859 - 1939)
Celestino Becchelli (1888 - 1918)
Armando Becchelli (1894 - 1953)*
Domenico Becchelli (1895 - 1982)*
Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement de la Meuse
Plot: E Row 23 Gave 18
Maintained by: AkSonya
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55990529
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