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Rossi, Sgt. Bernard F.

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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 
Employment: American Can Company – Maywood, Illinois
Selective Service Registration: 16 February 1942
Contact Person: Frank Rossi – father
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, France 
– Plot: F Row: 8 Grave: 10 
Medals: Purple Heart 

 

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