Gennantonio, Paul J., Cpl

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Air Defense Artillery
Last Primary MOS
601-Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Crewman
Last MOS Group
Air Defense Artillery (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 601, 5th Army (Fifth Army)
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Corporal


One Service Stripe



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Thomas
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Aug 31, 1986
 
Location of Interment
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Honorably Discharged WW II


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
CORPORAL PAUL J. GENNANTONIO WORKED AS A WEIGH MASTER BEFORE ENTERING THE ARMY ON 16 MARCH 1942 AT FORT HAYES OHIO. HE SERVED IN EUROPE WITH BATTERY "B" 436TH COAST ARTILLERY ANTI AIRCRAFT BATTALION FROM 24 OCTOBER 1942 TO 1 SEPTEMBER 1944. AFTER RETURNING STATESIDE CPL GENNANTONIO WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED ON 1 SEPTEMBER 1945.  HE PASSED AWAY IN THOMAS WEST VIRGINIA IN AUGUST 1986.
   
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USS Tasker H. Bliss, known as The President Cleveland. This Picture was taken in Norfolk Navy Yard on 8 Oct, 1942. Paul Boarded this ship Oct 23, 1942. Route; Norfolk, 24 Oct - Fedhala, Marocco, Ship was attacked on 12 Nov 1942.


   
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 Unit Assignments
5th Army (Fifth Army)
  1942-1945, 601, 5th Army (Fifth Army)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)
  1942-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Tunisia Campaign (1942-43)
  1942-1945 World War II
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1943-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rome-Arno Campaign (1944)
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