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PFC Anthony J Balco

PFC Anthony J Balco

Birth
Connecticut, USA
Death 23 Mar 1943 (aged 26)
Gafsa, Tunisia
Burial East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Plot J, 0, 14520
Memorial ID 316890 · View Source
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Son of John & Annie Balco.

Anthony served as a Private First Class, Battery C, 32nd Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Fairfield County, Connecticut prior to the war.

Anthony was "Killed In Action" in the Battle of El Guettar, Tunisia during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in Gafsa, Tunisia and was later repatriated here on June 17, 1949.

Service # 6150706

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 316890
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Anthony J Balco (16 Dec 1916–23 Mar 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 316890, citing Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .