CPL Joseph N. Bengivengo

CPL Joseph N. Bengivengo

Birth
New Jersey, USA
Death 15 Apr 1945 (aged 19)
Venosa, Provincia di Potenza, Basilicata, Italy
Burial Bloomfield, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Plot St. Thomas' Section (6 grave plot)
Memorial ID 115972465 · View Source
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Military Stone - NJ CPL 830 AAF Bomb Squad WWII. (Corporal on B-24L #44-49024, 830th Bomber Squadron, 485th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II).

enlisted on 4/6/1944 at Fort Dix, NJ.

He was killed in action when his B-24 was hit by flak and crashed 15 miles west southwest of Venosa, Italy during the war. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

removed from Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, Bergen, NJ and re-interred on 11/22/1948.
Joseph served as a Corporal on B-24L #44-49024, 830th Bomber Squadron, 485th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Essex County, New Jersey prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on April 6, 1944 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

Joseph was "Killed In Action" when his B-24 was hit by flak and crashed 15 miles West South West of Venosa, Italy during the war. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 12101977

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Airmen who perished on B-24L #44-49024:

Andrew, Treat P, Jr ~ Corp, Connecticut
Bengivengo, Joseph ~ Corp, New Jersey
Jackson, W H ~ Corp, California
Larkin, Robert N ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, Massachusetts
McCall, George H, Jr ~ Corp, Virginia
O'Malley, Robert B ~ Corp, Missouri
Perry, Joseph ~ 2nd Lt, New York
Turner, Barryon L ~ 2nd Lt, Maine
Yelland, George C ~ Sgt, California

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )

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CPL, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II

Gravesite Details "Flat Granite Marker" - Entered the service from New Jersey

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  • Created by: NotYourTime
  • Added: 24 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 115972465
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Joseph N. Bengivengo (25 Mar 1926–15 Apr 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115972465, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Bloomfield, Essex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by NotYourTime (contributor 47318863) .