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Ens Salvatore Balestrieri

Ens Salvatore Balestrieri

Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Death 1 Jun 1944 (aged 24)
At Sea
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 56114561 · View Source
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Salvatore served as a Ensign, USS Herring (SS-233), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

Salvatore was declared "Missing In Action" when the Herring was sunk by Japanese shore defense batteries on Matua Island during the war. He was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 0-282791




  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56114561
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ens Salvatore Balestrieri (14 May 1920–1 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56114561, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .