Pvt Joseph Rudolph Conte

Illinois, USA
Death 11 Dec 1942 (aged 27)
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 57760128 View Source
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Son of Domenick Conte and Laura Ferrier Conte.

Joseph, who resided at 1601 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Private in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army Coast Artillery Corps on May 9, 1941, prior to the war, at Camp Edwards, Massachusetts. He was noted as being employed as an Electrician and as Single, without dependents.

He was "Killed In Action" while fighting in Tunisia and was awarded a Purple Heart.

He had served in the Army for one year at the time of his death.

His grave is currently unmarked.

Service # 20255952

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

( Burial Location found by: Anne Cady )

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Gravesite Details "Upright Marble Headstone" - sent to Cemetery in 1948 - Entered the Service From Delaware.

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 27 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 57760128
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Joseph Rudolph Conte (26 Apr 1915–11 Dec 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 57760128, citing Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .