Monday, July 18, 2016

PFC Teresio C. Garrone

PFC Teresio C. Garrone was born 20 jan 1923 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts the only child of Giovanni Batiste and Luigina (Pia) Garrone. His mother had 2 daughters by her first husband. All of his immediate family members were natives of Italy.  His father was a moulder in an "electric factory" and reported a 1939 income of $1160. 

Teresio was working as a messenger when he was drafted in March 1943.  After his initial training, Teresio was sent to Europe.  He was transferred from the replacement depot to C Company 116th Infantry on 6 Jul 1944 and killed in action 12 days later on 18 Jul 1944. 

PFC Garrone was repatriated and is buried in Saint Josephs Cemetery in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

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