Saturday, November 26, 2016

PFC Sebastian S. Faggione

PFC Sebastian S. Faggione was born 2 Jan 1922 to Joseph L and Concettina (Sblico) of Middletown, Connecticut. Both of his parents were Italian immigrants.  Joseph worked as a "track worker" on the city trolley and later in road construction. 

Sebastian still had only a grammar school education and was working in textile manufacture when he was drafted in December 1942.  After training he was assigned to H Company 116th Infantry and was with that unit on D-Day.  On 12 Jun 1944 he was promoted to PFC.  Sebastian was killed in action on 26 Nov 1944.

PFC Faggione was repatriated in 1948 and is buried in the Saint Sebastian Cemetery in Middlefield, Connecticut. 

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