Pvt Joseph John Pesta

Delaware, USA
Death 17 Jun 1944 (aged 34)
Lazio, Italy
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 59038513 · View Source
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Son of Adam Pesta and Katarzyny Kasmeriska Pesta.

Joseph, who resided at 1517 North Claymont Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Private, Company A, 3rd Chemical Battalion, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on April 16, 1942 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed as a peddler and also as Single, without dependents.

Joseph died in the "Line Of Duty" of a non-battle related incident during the war in Italy.

He had served in the Army for two years and two months at the time of his death.

Service # 32265660

He was mistakenly noted as being from Aroostook County, Maine on the "Honor List of Dead & Missing of World War II" at archives and may have a family tie to that state.

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Delaware

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 22 Sep 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 59038513
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Joseph John Pesta (10 May 1910–17 Jun 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 59038513, citing Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .