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Pvt Samuel Nicholas Cantera

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Pvt Samuel Nicholas Cantera

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 7 Jul 1944 (aged 22)
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Sec-2E Row-EP/ES Lot-29& 31 Grv-2LS/ML
Memorial ID 50396771 View Source
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Samuel, who resided at 508 West 24th street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Private, Company D, 16th Armored Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on May 20, 1943 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Structural and ornamental metal worker and also as Married.

He "Died Of Wounds" received in action in Italy during the war.

He served in the Army for one year and one month and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 32950502

Son of Nicholas J. Cantera and Pauline Cantera.

Husband of Sophie P. Wojnisz Cantera.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

Gravesite Details

"Flat Bronze Marker" - Sent to Cemetery in 1949 - Entered the service from Delaware


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