George Kalvio
(Jan. 11, 1919) -- News of the death of Private George Kalvio, 23, on Oct. 24, 1918, from pneumonia in France, was received by his sister, Miss Toinie Kalvio, of Hillside Ave., Nutley. No details were given.

Young Kalvio was 23 and a member of the 1914 graduating class of Nutley High School.

When he was inducted into the service last May, his father died in June so the family has dispersed, another sister, besides the one mentioned, is living in Philadelphia where she is a teacher.

New Jersey records indicate Pvt. Kalvio died of bronchopneumonia. He was born in New York City, and joined the Army at Newark on April 2, 1918.

He served overseas from May 20, 1918, to his death. He is survived by his father, Peter Kalvio of 10 Oak Street, Belleville.

Kalvio was in Headquarters Company, 312th Infantry Regiment, 78th Infantry Division.

Pvt. Kalvio is buried at St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, France, Plot A, Row 19, Grave 29.



Sources:

Adapted from The Nutley Sun, Jan. 11, 1919

American Battle Monuments Commission

State of New Jersey Dept. of State Div. of Archives & Records Management: World War I Casualties: Descriptive Cards and Photographs.

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