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Joseph J. Sampolski 
Staff Sergeant

U.S. Army

32271533

349th Infantry Regiment
88th Infantry Division

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: October 7, 1944
Buried at: Plot H44
                  Beverly National Cemetery
                  Beverly NJ
Awards: Purple Heart

STAFF SERGEANT JOSEPH J. SAMPOLSKI was born on June 22, 1921, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Sampolski of 135 Forest Avenue in Runnemede NJ. He was single and had a grammar school education when he  was inducted into the Army at Camden NJ on July 7th of 1942. The Army recorded (and still records) his name as "Sampolske".

When Staff Sergeant Sampolski was killed in action on October 7, 1944 during the Battle for Hill 587 near Sassoleone, Italy, the Camden Courier-Post reported that he was survived by his wife Marie Sampolski, of 300 Essex Street in Gloucester City NJ.. Besides his wife and parents, he left two brothers, Louis and Edward, who was then serving in the United States Navy, and four sisters. 


Camden
Courier-Post

June 17, 1949

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 The Official Department of War Casualty 1946 Honor Roll shows him as Joseph J. Sampolske