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Pvt Stephen Chunco, Jr

Pvt Stephen Chunco, Jr

Birth
New York, USA
Death 3 Jul 1944 (aged 20–21)
Chelsea, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England
Burial Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
Plot Plot E Row 0 Grave 5
Memorial ID 56288554 · View Source
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Stephen served as a Private in the 130th Chemical Processing Company, U.S. Army during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army on January 25, 1943 in Rochester, New York. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

He was "Killed In Action" during the war and was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 32676280

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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Story:

On July 3, 1944, a V-1 flying bomb decimated the 130th Chemical Processing Company of the United States Army, which was stationed at Sloane Court in London. The incident marked the greatest loss of life by American servicemen due to an attack by a V-1 Flying Bomb. ( also known as "doodlebug", or "buzz bomb," )

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56288554
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Stephen Chunco, Jr (1923–3 Jul 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56288554, citing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .