Joseph M. LaPenta

Private Joseph LaPenta KIA in Italy

Private Joseph LaPenta killed in action in Italy, Jan. 21, 1944Private Joseph M. LaPenta, of 68 Eugene Place, was killed in combat in Italy on January 21, 1944.

Born in 1925, LaPenta served in the 36th Infantry Division, 143rd Infantry Regiment.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

His service number is 32925501.

He is buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Bloomfield, N.J.


Sources

The Belleville Times, March 9, 16, Aug. 31, 1944

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