Rocco F Cerrato

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Rocco F Cerrato

  • Birth 1 Feb 1916 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 3 Aug 1987 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Cheltenham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Sec 42 Row 16 Lot 13
  • Memorial ID 93393726

Rocco F. Cerrato
b. 02/01/1916 d. 08/03/1987

World War II Veteran
Served in 106th Army Division 317 Infantry Regiment Company E
Attached to the 106th Army Division 424th Infantry Regiment Company E

Awards:
106th Division Lion Patch
US Infantry Insignia
Combat Infantry Badge
Veterans Button
European Theater Pin
European African Middle Eastern Campaign and Service Medal
American Service Campaign Metal
Good Conduct Medal
Victory Medal
Rhineland Campaign: Bronze Star for Meritorious Achievement in Ground Operations Against the Enemy
Ardennes-Alsace Campaign: Bronze Star for Meritorious Achievement in Ground Operations Against the Enemy
Ardennes-Alsace Campaign: Purple Heart For Wounds Received in Action in Monte de Reuex, Belgium on Christmas Day 1944.

The Rhineland and Ardennes-Alsace Campaign is better known as "The Battle of the Bulge".

Honorably Discharged

Skills:
Rifle Marksman & Rifle Sharpshooter

Ranks:
Private 06/30/1942
Private 1st Class 09/08/1942
Corporal 10/13/1942 Asst Squad Leader
Sergeant 11/10/1942 Squad Leader
Staff Sergeant 01/19/1943
Technical Sergeant 01/19/1944
Master Sergeant 08/12/1946

Rocco Supervised and Directed the technical employment of a 40 man rifle platoon.


Family Members

Parents

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  • Created by: Mark Affleck
  • Added: 10 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 93393726
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rocco F Cerrato (1 Feb 1916–3 Aug 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 93393726, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Mark Affleck (contributor 47014062) .