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Pvt John S Aragona

Pvt John S Aragona

Birth
New York, USA
Death 3 Feb 1943 (aged 18–19)
At Sea
Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Plot Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID 56645102 · View Source
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John served as a Private in the Medical Department, U.S. Army during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army on August 31, 1942 in Albany, New York. He was noted as being Single, without dependents.

John was declared "Missing In Action" when the USAT Dorchester, on which he was a passenger, was torpedoed by German U-boat U-223 south of Greenland in the Atlantic and sunk.

This was the same ship that received national recognition during the war since the "Four Chaplin's" were also lost during this sinking. A total of 675 soldiers and sailors were lost.

Service # 12137875

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New York.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56645102
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt John S Aragona (1924–3 Feb 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56645102, citing East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .