Wednesday, August 3, 2016

PVT Generose J. Della Salla

PVT Generose J. Della Salla was born in 1917 in New York State.  He was drafted in January 1942.  Assigned to I Company 116th Infantry, he trained for the invasion of "fortress Europe" with that unit and made the amphibious assault with that unit.  Wounded on 17 Jun 1944, he was evacuated to the hospital.  On 25 Jul 1944 he was transferred from the replacement depot back to the unit.  On 29 Jul 1944 he was wounded again and again evacuated to hospital. He died of his wounds on 3 Aug 1944.

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