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PFC Sebastian De Vivo

PFC Sebastian De Vivo

Birth
New York, USA
Death 10 Jun 1944 (aged 21–22)
France
Burial Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 80003139 · View Source
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Sebastian served as a Private First Class in the 327th Glider Infantry, 101st Airborne Divison, U.S. Army during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army on September 10, 1942 in Syracuse, New York. He was noted as being employed as a Bookkeeper and/or cashier and also as Single, without dependents.

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

Service # 32475827

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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Syracuse Herald Journal - June 20, 1944

PFC Sebastian Devivo, 20, son of Mrs. Rose Devivo of 153 Berkshire Avenue was killed in action in France, June 10. A telegram to his mother from the Adjutant General notifying her of her son's death has just been received.

PFC Devivo attended North High School and joined the Army in March 1942. He trained as a glider pilot and was in that service. He went overseas to a base in England a year ago. A letter was received from him just before the invasion.

A brother, Sgt Carmen Devivo, is in the Marine Corps in the South Pacific and another brother, Corp. Delfino Devivo is at Camp Forrest Tenn. Anthony, another brother, is at home. He also leaves a sister, Miss Fannie Devivo, and his grandfather, Sebastian Borrello of Syracuse.

( Burial Location & Article found by: Anne Cady )

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 7 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80003139
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Sebastian De Vivo (1922–10 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80003139, citing Assumption Cemetery and Mausoleum, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .