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Pusateri, T/Sgt. Anthony C.

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T/Sgt. Anthony Charles Pusateri 
Born: 13 March 1922 – Maywood, Illinois 
Parents: Lawrence Pusateri & Josephine Romano-Pusateri 
Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother 
-1416 North Sixteenth Avenue – Melrose Park, Illinois 
Education: 
– Sacred Heart School, Melrose Park 
– Proviso Township High School 
– Class of 1941 
– attended one year 
Occupation: grocery clerk at the family store 
Selective Service Registration: 26 June 1942
Contact Person: Lawrence Pusateri – father
Inducted: 
– U.S. Army 
– 25 September 1942 
Serial Number: 36376606 
Training: Unknown 
Unit: 28th Infantry Division 
– went overseas September 1943 
Engagements: 
– 22 July 1944 – landed Normandy, France 
– hedgerow fighting through towns of Percy, Montbray, Montguoray, Gathemo, and St. Sever de Calvados 
– Liberation of Paris 
– Battle of the Bulge 
– January 1945 – Reduction of Colmer Pocket 
– 6 March 1945 – launched offensive at Olef River drove Germans back Ahr River 
– April 1945 – Division occupied area north of Aachen, Germany 
– occupied Sauerland and Rhonish areas 
Promoted: Sergeant – March 1945 
Died: 
– 6 July 1945 – France 
– truck accident 
– on way to the port of embarkation to return home 
Buried: 
– 30 October 1948 – Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois 
Medals: 
– Good Conduct Medal 
– Purple Heart 
– Bronze Star 

 

 

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