New York, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 19, 1944, France|
Joseph served as a Private First Class, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Buffalo, Erie County, New York and was a member of the New York National Guard prior to the war.
His National Guard unit was called into full time active Army service on September 16, 1940, prior to the war, from Buffalo, New York. He was noted, at that time, as being employed as a Checker and also as Single, without dependents.
Joseph "Died Of Wounds" received in action during the war.
He was awarded the "Silver Star" and the Purple Heart.
Service # 20230435
( Bio by: Russ Pickett )
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Citation Synopsis submitted by:
Dwight "Andy" Anderson:
(UNCONFIRMED - Citation Needed): Joseph V. Abati, United States Army, is reported to have been awarded the Silver Star under the below-listed General Orders for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the 9th Infantry Division during World War II.
General Orders: Headquarters, 9th Infantry Division, General Orders No. 92 (1944)
Action Date: World War II
Division: 9th Infantry Division
Samuel Abati (____ - 1971)
Frances Abati (____ - 1976)
Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement des Vosges
Plot: B Row 4 Grave 13
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56370830