|Birth: ||Oct. 7, 1921|
|Death: ||Nov. 21, 1942|
Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
PFC, 182 INF, AMERICAL DIV WORLD WAR II
The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) to Charles A. Dececca (20106717), Private First Class, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with the 182d Infantry Regiment, Americal Division, in action against enemy forces on 21 November 1942. Private First Class De Cecca's intrepid actions, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty at the cost of his life, exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, the Americal Division, and the United States Army.
Headquarters, U.S. Army Forces in the South Pacific Area, General Orders No. 19 (1943)
Home: Middlesex Co, MA.
Forest Glade Cemetery
Created by: Jeff Hall
Record added: Jun 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92265073
PFC, 182 INF, AMERICAL DIV WORLD WAR II|
Added: Dec. 29, 2012