Private First Class Anthony Giordano, 22, was killed as a result of an accident at Camp San Luis Obispo in California last Friday evening, according to telegrams sent to his family here. Private Giordano had been stationed at the new camp for the past few weeks having been located prior to that at Camp Young, Indio, California, a desert training center. His wife, the former Mary Anderson of Rowan Street, East Norwalk left last Thursday to join her husband and arrived in California on Saturday evening when she was notified of the death of her husband. The couple had been married on November 13, 1942. Besides his wife, Private Giordano is survived by five brothers, Private First Class James with the U.S. Army stationed in Panama, and Adolph, stationed in Alabama, and Arthur, Frank and Al Giordano of Norwalk; four sisters, Adelaine and Carol Giordano of Norwalk, Mrs. Joseph Katulsky of Norwalk, and Mrs. John Miscelli of Stamford. Private Giordano entered the service on October 9, 1943. He is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl Giordano, 24 Laura Street. Prior o induction in the U.S. Army, Private Giordano was employed at the Hat Corporation of America. He was a graduate of Norwalk High School and was well known in Norwalk as a guitar player. The remains are being sent to Norwalk this week.
He resided in Fairfield County, Connecticut. He enlisted in the Army on October 9, 1941, prior to the war, in Hartford, Connecticut. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in the manufacture of hats and caps with the C & K Hat Corporation and also as Single, without dependents.
Tony died in the "Line Of Duty" of a non-battle related incident during the war.
Service # 31052603
It is currently unknown where he is interred.
Brother of Miss. Carolyn Giordano who resided in South Norwalk, Connecticut.
1918 - 1943
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