Capt. Louis H. Jannarone

Captain Louis H. Jannarone
Dies of 'Battle Fatigue'

(November 2, 1944) -- Captain Louis H. Jannarone of 225 Passaic Avenue,  died at Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 31.

Army doctors said the cause of death was "battle fatigue brought on by his refusal to leave wounded on battlefield.

Capt. Jannarone was with the Army Medical Corp. and landed in France on D-Day.

He worked day and night through all the push across that country.

Capt. Jannarone was stricken during the siege of Aachen, which is on the western border of Germany, near the eastern border of Belgium. It is about 50 miles west of Cologne & Bonn, Germany.

He was a 1931 graduate of Belleville High School. He graduated medical school at the University of Maryland in 1939.

Capt. Jannarone joined the medical corps. in October 1941.

He served at Fort Benning, Ga., Camp Gordon, S.C.; and went overseas on Jan. 6.

Capt. Jannarone is survived by his wife, a nurse in Baltimore.


The Belleville Times, Nov. 2, 1944

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