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Joseph Charles Daley

Private First Class, U.S. Army

32759590

141st Infantry Regiment
36th Infantry Division

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: January 22, 1944
Buried at: Beverly National Cemetery
                  Beverly NJ 
Awards: Purple Heart


PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH C. DALEY was born in February 14, 1925 in Philadelphia PA to Walter and Stella Daley. At the time of the 1930 census, the family lived at 111 North Dauphin Street in Philadelphia, where the elder Daley worked as a painter for a railroad company. Joseph C. Daley later lived with his grandmother, Mrs. Emma C. Daley. He attended Haddonfield (NJ) Memorial High School, and worked for James A. Duffy, a feed and grain dealer in Westmont (Haddon Township) NJ. 

Inducted into the United States Army in May of 1943, Joseph C. Daley was assigned to the 141st Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division. 

Private Joseph C. Daley was killed in action on January 22, 1944. He had participated in the attack across the Rapido River in front of Monte Cassino on January 20 and 21, 1944, but fell when the bridgehead across the Rapido fell on January 22. 

After the war, Joseph C. Daley was brought home, and was buried in Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly NJ, on September 23, 1948. He was survived by his parents and brother Walter Jr. of Philadelphia, and his grandmother, of 108 Ardmore Avenue, Westmont NJ.


Camden
Courier-Post

September 22, 1948

 


108 Ardmore
Avenue

July 2004

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