MERRILL'S MARAUDERS Piazza, Philip Benjamin

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  • SURNAME
Piazza

  • FORENAME
Philip Benjamin

  • UNIT
2 Bn (Blue Combat Team)

  • RANK
First Lieutenant + Captain

  • NUMBER
0-1302089

  • AWARD
Bronze Star,Purple Heart

  • PLACE
Burma 1944

  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Bridgeport,Fairfield County,Connecticut
born 2.2.1917 Bridgeport,Connecticut
son of Enrico and Carmella (nee Duino) Piazza
graduated high school
driver in civilian life
enlisted 17.3.1941 Hartford,Connecticut (Private 31023042)
commissioned
33 Infantry Regiment
Merrills Marauders
WIA 24.3.1944 Inkangatawng,Burma
married (3 daughters Sandra Jane,Carol Ann and Linda Susan)
last residence 102 Breckinridge Court,Greenville,South Carolina
died 29.5.2011 South Carolina
M.J. Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery,Anderson,Anderson County,South Carolina
 
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