Monday, October 8, 2018
PVT Louis Maietta
PVT Louis Maietta, b. 1 Mar 1893 - d. 8 Oct 1918. Born in Cervinara, Italy to Antonio and Rosa Maietta, Louis immigrated with his parents in 1907 crossing on the ship Virginia. The family settled in Peekskill, NY. At some point in time Louis became a machine operator for Remington Arms Company. Assigned to H Company 116th Infantry, PVT Maietta became ill and died of pneumonia in France. He was survived by his parents and is buried in the Saint Mihiel American Cemetery in France.