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PFC Mike J. “Mike” Orrico

PFC Mike J. “Mike” Orrico

Birth
Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 29 Dec 1944 (aged 24)
Germany
Burial Hillside, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Sec. 37, Blk.7, Lot 64
Memorial ID 126586468 · View Source
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Pfc. U.S. Army, {RA36308104}, World War II-Pfc. Orrico died of his wounds on 12-29-1944 while serving with the Corps of Engineers as a POW of the German Army during the fighting in WWII. He was captured by the Germans on 12-22-1944 in Rodt, Belgium.

He is the son of Mr. Nicholas & Mrs. Carmella Orrico of Cook County, Illinois, and he enlisted as a Private at Camp Grant, Rockford, Illinois on 12-9-1941.

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, European Campaign Medal with Two Battle Stars, WWII Victory Medal.


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Gravesite Details Died in service in WWII while prisoner of war in German custody

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  • Created by: David C. Henderson
  • Added: 19 Mar 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 126586468
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Mike J. “Mike” Orrico (29 Apr 1920–29 Dec 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 126586468, citing Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hillside, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by David C. Henderson (contributor 47067566) .