Saturday, February 25, 2017

PVT Valentino Albert Misuraca

PVT Valentino Albert Misuraca was born 15 Jan 1919 in Buffalo, New York. He was the 4th of 5 children born to Alberto Bernard and Francesca (Malvica) Misuraca. His father worked at an auto factory. Valentino was able to complete high school. In 1940, Valentino married Phyllis B. Pillitteri.

Valentino enlisted in the New York National Guard on 21 Apr 1942. He was a member of B Company 74th Infantry. Whatever his status was, Valentino was drafted in August 1944. PVT Misurac was sent to Europe and transferred from the replacement depot to G Company on 15 Feb 1945. He was killed in action on 25 Feb 1945 near Weldorf, Germany.

PVT Misuraca is buried in the Netherlands American Cemetery.

Phyllis remarried. She was killed, with her husband and sister, in an automobile accident in Cartersville, Georgia in 1972.

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