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Pvt Joseph Calcagno

Pvt Joseph Calcagno

Birth
Italy
Death 3 Jun 1942 (aged 21–22)
Philippines
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
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Memorial ID 56751280 · View Source
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Son of Benny & Congetta Calcagno who resided in Rochester, New York.

Joseph served as a Private in the 31st Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Monroe County, New York prior to the war. He enlisted in the Army on August 9, 1940, prior to the war, in Rochester, New York. He was noted as being Single, without dependents.

He became a POW of the Japanese Army in the "Fall Of The Philippines" in April-May, 1942.

Joseph "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army at POW Camp 4, O'donnel, Tarlac, Luzon, Philippines 15-120 during the war.

He was awarded the "Bronze Star", Prisoner Of War Medal, and the Purple Heart.

Service # 12002784

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56751280
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Joseph Calcagno (1920–3 Jun 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56751280, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .