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PVT Joseph J Addabbo

PVT Joseph J Addabbo

Onondaga County, New York, USA
Death 5 Sep 1944 (aged 20)
Thionville, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Burial Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 134931615 · View Source
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Joseph served as a Private. Troop A, 3rd Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Onondaga County, New York prior to the war. He enlisted in the Army on March 13, 1943 in Syracuse, New York. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

Joseph was originally declared "Missing In Action" during the war and in 1962 his remains were found and his status was changed to "Killed In Action".

He was killed while crossing the Moselle River near Thionville, France.

He was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 32847803

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Joseph also has a "Cenotaph", created before his remains were recovered, at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, Hamm, Luxembourg.
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Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett





  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 27 Aug 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 134931615
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Joseph J Addabbo (21 Dec 1923–5 Sep 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 134931615, citing Saint Agnes Cemetery, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .