Wednesday, March 1, 2017
SGT Anthony John Paradiso
He was still in that line of work when he was drafted in September 1942. After his basic military training he would not be sent to Europe until June 1944. SGT Paradiso was assigned to L Company 116th Infantry on 7 Aug 1944 joining the unit near Vire, France. He was wounded on 1 Sep 1944 and evacuated to hospital. He returned to the unit via the replacement depot on 3 Jan 1945. On 5 Feb 1945 SGT Paradiso was sent to the 29th Division training center on temporary duty for 7 days. He was wounded in the face on 27 Feb 1945 but remained on duty. SGT Paradiso was killed in action on 1 Mar 1945.
SGT Paradiso rests forever in the Netherlands American Cemetery.