Monday, November 21, 2016
PVT Armand Anthony DiPiero
When he was drafted in May 1943, Armand was an apprentice machinist. Trained as a medic, he was sent overseas and assigned from the replacement depot to Medical Detachment 116th Infantry on 3 Jul 1944. On 13 Jul 1944 he was attached to Headquarters Company 1st Battalion 116th Infantry to work in their aid station. He was relieved of attachment on 18 Jul 1944. On 3 Aug 1944 he was seriously wounded and sent to hospital. On 25 Oct 1944 he was returned from the replacement depot to Medical Detachment 116th Infantry. PVT DiPiero was killed in action on 21 Nov 1944.
PVT DiPiero is buried in the Grafton National Cemetery in Grafton, West Virginia.