Wednesday, September 7, 2016

PFC James F. Cervo

PFC James F. Cervo was born 17 Sep 1925 in Fairmont, West Virginia to Joseph and Mary Katherine (Barberio/Barber) Cervo.  His father was an Italian immigrant who worked in the steel and construction industries. 

James was drafted in November 1943 and sent overseas.  He was assigned to H Company 116th Infantry fromthe replacement depot on 23 Jul 1944 and then 3 days later he was assigned to F Company 116th Infantry.  James was promoted to PFC on 15 Aug 1944.  On 7 Sep 1944 PFC Cervo was killed in action. 

PFC Cervo is buried in the Brittany American Cemetery.

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