Sunday, October 30, 2016

PFC Daniel F. DeGenova

PFC Daniel F. DeGenova was born 16 Feb 1911 in West Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Angelo and Anna DeGenova. Both his parents were Italian immigrants. Angelo worked as a millwright.

Daniel was drafted in February 1942.  He was sent overseas and assigned to L Company 116th Infantry with which unit he made the D-Day landing.  PFC DeGenova was killed in action on 30 Oct 1944.

PFC DeGenova was repatriated in 1948 and is buried in Saint Vitus Cemetery in New Castle, Pennsylvania.

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