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Sgt. Bernard Frank Rossi


Born: 21 November 1921 - Melrose Park, Illinois

Parents: Frank C. Rossi & Michelina Maeillard-Rossi

Siblings: 3 sisters

Home:

    - 810 North Eighteenth Avenue - Melrose Park, Illinois

Education:

    - Melrose Park Grade School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1939

Inducted:

    - U.S. Army

        - 25 September 1942

Serial Number: 36376529

Training: 

    - Camp Livingston, Louisiana

    - Camp Gordon, Georgia
    - West Virginia

Unit: Company A, 110th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division

Stationed:

    - Southampton, England

Engagements:

    - Normandy

        - landed 22 July 1944

    - France

        - first engagement - 28 July 1944 -hedgerow fighting

            - fought through towns of Percy, Montbray, Montguoray, Gathemo by August 1944

Killed in Action:

    - 5 August 1944 -Battle of Gathemo

Buried: 

    - Brittany American Cemetery - St. James (Manche), France

         - Plot: F  Row:  8  Grave: 10

Medals: Purple Heart


 


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