2LT Charles Joseph Allessio

2LT Charles Joseph Allessio

Birth
Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 31 Mar 1945 (aged 22)
Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Scotland
Burial Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Section 12 Lot 367
Memorial ID 183146606 View Source

Charles Allessio graduated from Pittsfield High in 1939. He was son to Mr and Mrs Leo Allessio of Pittsfield, MA, and served in the USAAF as a 2/Lt Navigator with 492nd Bomb Group in England during World War II. He was killed while on a "Carpetbagger" mission to occupied Norway when the B-24 he was in crashed on Orkney, Scotland. (See also info on pilot under Henry Polansky on this site).

Bio by: David Earl


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2LT, 856 AAF BOMB SQ, 492 BOMB GP WORLD WAR II


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