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Delise, Cpl. Robert M.


Cpl. Robert Mariano Delise 
Born: 11 October 1920 – Berwyn, Illinois 
Military Records: Mariano Robert Delise 
– the military required the name on birth certificate be used on military records 
Parents: Salvatore Delise and Providenza Calcagano-Delise 
– parents passed away when Robert was young 
– raised by his sister – Margaret Vrchota 
– 906 Ferdinand Avenue – Forest Park, Illinois 
– Field Stevenson School 
– Proviso Township High School 
– Class of 1939 
– left before class graduated 
– 20 January 1942 
– U. S. Marine Corps Reserve 
Serial Number: 353250 
– Camp Pendleton – California 
– Company A, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force 
– 28th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Division 
– activated: 21 January 1944 
– Battle of Guam 
– held in reserve 
– Battle of Iwo Jima – Kazan Retto Islands 
– 19 February 1945 
Killed in Action: 
– 19 February 1945 – during landings on the island 
– Iwo Jima 5th Marine Division Cemetery – Kazan Retto Islands 
– 11 February 1949 
– National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific- Honolulu, Hawaii 
– Plot: C Row: 1 Grave: 346 
Medals: Purple Heart 

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