Sunday, December 4, 2016
PFC Peter W. Perrone
Peter was drafted in January 1943. After his basic infantry training he was sent to the European theater. PFC Perrone was transferred from the replacement depot to B Company 116th Infantry on 27 Oct 1944. PFC Perrone fought with B Company until killed in action on 4 Dec 1944.
PFC Perrone was repatriated in 1948 and re-interred in the Saint Nicholas Cemetery in Lodi, New Jersey.
Both of Peter's surviving brothers also served in the U.S. Army during the war. James Vincent Perrone safely returned home. Anthony T. Perrone was captured in August 1944 and served out the war as a POW in Stalag 7A Moosburg Bavaria 48-12 (Work Camps 3324-46 Krumbachstrasse 48011, Work Camp 3368 Munich 48-11).