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Cannici, Pvt. Salvatore P.

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Born: 23 March 1926 – Melrose Park, Illinois
Parents: Sam and Marietta Cannici
Home:
– 1213 North Eighteenth Avenue – Melrose Park, Illinois
Siblings: 1 brother
Education:
– Field-Stevenson Grade School
– Proviso Township High School
– Class of 1944
Occupation: American Can Company – Maywood
Selective Service: 3 May 1944
– registered while a high school student
Contact Person: Sam Cannici
Inducted:
– 2 August 1944
– U. S. Army
Serial Number: 36908034
Training:
– Camp Robinson, Arkansas
Unit: 335th Infantry Regiment, 84th Infantry Division – “Railsplitters”
Note: Division primarily made up of National Guardsmen from Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky
“The Lincoln States”
– 20 September 1944 – transport to England
Oversea Duty:
– England – 1 October 1944
– landed in France at Omaha Beach – 1 November 1944 to 4 November 1944
Engagements:
– Gulpen, Holland – 5 November 1944
– Ardennes-Alsace, France
– Marzerath, Germany
Killed in Action:
– 28 February 1945 – shrapnel from an artillery shell
Buried:
– 21 November 1948 – Mount Carmel Cemetery – Hillside, Illinois
Medals: Purple Heart

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