Thursday, April 6, 2017
PVT Attilio Joseph Simone
Although he had registered for the draft in 1940 he was not drafted until May 1944. After completing his basic military training he was sent to the European theater and, on 1 Mar 1945, PVT Simone was transferred from the replacement depot to K Company 116th Infantry to serve as a rifleman. He was killed in action near Dortmund, Germany on 6 Apr 1945.
PVT Simone rests forever in the Netherlands American Cemetery.
Attilio is survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren.