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PVT Celestino Becchelli

PVT Celestino Becchelli

Birth
Italy
Death 29 Sep 1918 (aged 30)
France
Burial Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Departement de la Meuse, Lorraine, France
Plot E Row 23 Gave 18
Memorial ID 55990529 · View Source
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Celestino was born in Montese, Italy. He came to America at 23 to join family Nov 25, 1911. He worked at the Peabody Mine No 4 Coal Mine in Christian, Illinois with his father and brother Armando.

World War I Private, U.S. Army 47th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division. He joined the army in Jun 1918 in order to be granted American citizenship immediately. He was killed parachuting over France and was dead before he hit the ground.

His belongings and compensation money was sent home to the family living in Kincaid, Illinois.

Parents Pietro Giusppe and Maria Teresa Berardini Becchelli

Siblings
Primo Becchelli 1884-1944
Concetta Becchelli, Remoli 1886-
Celestino Becchelli 1888-1918 #55990529
Antonio Becchelli 1892-
Armando Becchelli 1894-1953 Illinois #71045324
Domenico Becchelli 1895-1982 Arizona #91894151
Teresa Becchelli 1898-
Ettore Becchelli 1900-

Plot E Row 23 Grave 18 Romagne, France


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  • Maintained by: AkSonya
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55990529
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Celestino Becchelli (19 May 1888–29 Sep 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55990529, citing Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Departement de la Meuse, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by AkSonya (contributor 47632566) .