Pusateri

 

T/Sgt. Anthony Charles Pusateri


Born: 13 March 1922 - Maywood, Illinois

Parents: Lawrence Pusateri & Josephine Romano-Pusateri

Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother

    -1416 North Sixteenth Avenue - Melrose Park, Illinois

Education:

    - Sacred Heart School, Melrose Park

    - Proviso Township High School,

        - Class of 1941

            - attended one year

Occupation: grocery clerk at family store

Inducted:

    - U.S. Army

         - 25 September 1942

Serial Number: 36376606

Training: Unknown

Unit: 28th Infantry Division

    - went overseas September 1943

Engagements:

    - 22 July 1944 - landed Normandy, France

       - hedgerow fighting through towns of Percy, Montbray, Montguoray,

         Gathemo and St. Sever de Calvados

    - Liberation of Paris

    - Battle of the Bulge

    - January 1945 - Reduction of Colmer Pocket

    - 6 March 1945 - launched offensive at Olef River drove Germans back

      Ahr River

    - April 1945 - Division occupied area north of Aachen, Germany

        - occupied Saurland and Rhonish areas

Promoted: Sergeant - March 1945

Died:

    - 6 July 1945 - France

        - truck accident

        - on way to port of embarkation to return home

Buried:

    - Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois

Medals:

    - Good Conduct Medal

    - Purple Heart

    - Bronze Star


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