Gemelli, Angelo Joseph, Pvt

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Last Rank
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Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 745, 1st Battalion, 186th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1942 - 1944


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jun 24, 1944
Hostile, Died
Unknown, Not Reported
New Guinea
WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
Location of Interment
Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery - Hillside, Illinois
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II

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 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
311th Infantry Regiment3rd Battalion, 126th Infantry Regiment41st Infantry Division1st Battalion, 186th Infantry Regiment
  1942-1943, 745, HHC, 1st Battialion, 311th Infantry Regiment
  1943-1943, 745, 3rd Battalion, 126th Infantry Regiment
  1943-1944, 745, 41st Infantry Division
  1944-1944, 745, 1st Battalion, 186th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1944 World War II
  1944-1944 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Pvt. Gemelli enlisted on 28 July 1942.

He served with I Company, 186th Infantry Regiment.  His regiment landed on New Guinea in April 1944, securing the archipelago by September 1944.  Earlier, in 1943, his unit had been engaged in the Papua-New Guinea Campaign.

During the HURRICANE Task Force attack on Biak Island, New Guinea, he was killed in action during furious combat action against the well fortified Japanese.

He left a wife, Sally, and five children at his passing. He was reinterred in 1948 in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hillside, Cook County, Illinois.
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