World War I Honor Roll

Guido John Cicconi

Private 
United States Army

38045

Company A
9th Infantry Regiment
2nd Infantry Division

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: November 4, 1918
Buried at: St. Mary's Cemetery
               Quincy, Massachusetts

Awards: Silver Star, Purple Heart

PRIVATE GUIDO JOHN CICCONI was born on March 3, 1899 in Quincy, Massachusetts to Vincenzo and Fernulia (Francis) Cicconi. He was living in Camden, New Jersey at 28 Broadway, when, on June 13, 1917 he enlisted in the United States Army. He initially was assigned to Company A, 49th Infantry Regiment. On August 14, 1917 he was transferred to Company A, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. Private Cicconi went overseas with his unit in September of 1917.

Private Cicconi was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action while serving as a runner on October 3, 1918, carrying messages while under  fire from enemy machine guns and artillery.

Private Guido John Cicconi was killed in action on November 4, 1918. He was brought home in 1921 and buried in his hometown of Quincy, Massachusetts.




Boston Daily Globe - October 24, 1921


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