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Gaetano Vinciguerra

Private, U.S. Army

 

309th Infantry Regiment, 
78th Infantry Division

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: October 3, 1918
Buried at: Plot D Row 21 Grave 21
St. Mihiel American Cemetery
Thiaucourt, France


PRIVATE GAETANO VINCIGUERRA was born on December 6, 1892 in Riposto, Catania, Italy to Mr. and Mrs. Alfredo Vinciguerra, By June of 1917 the family had moved to Camden NJ, residing at 912 Locust Street.

Gaetano Vinciguerra was working as a laborer for the Public Service Gas Company, which had a large plant near his home on Locust Street, when he registered for the draft on June 5, 1917. He was drafted February 25, 1918, and sent to Camp Dix for training. He was assigned to Company D, 309th Infantry, and sailed for France with that regiment in May of 1918.

Private Gaetano Vincigunerra was killed in action on October 4, 1918 during the Battle of the Argonne Forest. He was survived by his father and several siblings.


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