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Bagnuolo, PFC Daniel M.

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PFC Daniel M. Bagnuolo 
Born: 6 February 1914 – Melrose Park, Illinois Parents: James Bagnuolo & Frances Salvatore-Bagnuolo 
– the last name spelled “Bagnola” in Proviso Memorial Book 
– changed the spelling of his last name 
– U.S. Army required that the last name on the soldier’s birth certificate be used on military records 
Siblings: 3 sisters, 1 brother 
Home: 
– 1109 North 11th Avenue – Melrose Park, Illinois
Education:
– Stevenson Grade School
– Proviso Township High School
-Class of 1934
– left school before class graduated
Married: Theresa
– one son: Daniel J. Bagnola
– Born: 5 January 1944
– wife & son would later move to West Palm Beach, Florida
– his son would become a Navy Seal during Vietnam 
– father of four sons 
Inducted: 
– 21 September 1943 
– U. S. Army 
Unit: 
– 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division
– wounded – August 1944
Engagements:
– May 1944 – took part in the Anzio Beach breakout
– 4 June 1944 – liberated Rome
– unit was withdrawn from combat and prepared for Operation Dragoon
– 15 August 1944 – took part in the invasion of Southern France
– landed and liberated St. Tropez
– the 3rd Infantry Division fought its way up the Rhone Valley
– Battle for Radon, France – 17 September 1944 – wounded 
Died:
-21 September 1944 – wounds
– the family received word of his death – 9 January 1945
Buried:
– 1948
– Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery – Hillside, Illinois
Medals: Two Purple Hearts

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