Wednesday, June 29, 2016

PVT John G. Palmo

PVT John G. Palmo was born 29 Mar 1923 in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He was the 4th of 6 children born to Patrizio John and Rosaria (Fusci) Palmo. Both of his parents were natives of Italy. His father worked in various factories. John married Julia Pignotti on 26 Jul 1943.

John was probably drafted in late 1943. After his basic military training as a rifleman he was sent to the European theater and on 19 Jun 1944 he was transferred from the replacement depot to K Company 116th Infantry. PVT Palmo was killed in action on 29 Jun 1944.

PVT Palmo rests forever in the Normandy American Cemetery.

John and Julia had no children.

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