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PFC Vito W Bandinelli
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1921
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1943
Smyrna
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA

Vito served as a Private First Class, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army on July 30, 1942 in Buffalo, New York. He was noted as being employed in the production of bakery product and also as Single, without dependents.

Vito died in the "Line Of Duty" in a B-24 Bomber crash in Tennessee during the war.

Service # 32381555

( Below Article found by:
Janice Hollandsworth )

Buffalo Soldier Dies in Bomber Crash. Private First Class Vito W. Bandinelli, 21-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Carmen Bandinelli, 443 Massachusetts Ave., was killed almost instantly Wednesday when the four-engined B-24 bomber, of which he was a crew member, crashed in taking off from the Smyrna (Tenn.) Army Airfield. Three captains and another enlisted man also were killed in the crash. Private Bandinelli, in the Army since last August, was an airplane mechanic. He was stationed in Atlantic City before going to Smyrna. A former McKinley High School student, he is survived by his parents, four brothers, Sergt. Anthony in Africa, James, Angelo and Nicholas, and two sisters, Rose and Josephine.
 
 
Burial:
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Cheektowaga
Erie County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Jun 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91430720
PFC Vito W Bandinelli
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Jan. 24, 2014

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Jan. 24, 2014
 
 
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