A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
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.