S/Sgt. Joseph Rizzo

Staff Sgt. Joseph Rizzo of Belleville, N.J., was killed in action.S/Sgt. Rizzo Killed in Action

Staff/Sgt. Joseph Rizzo, of Frederick Street, was killed in action in Germany on Dec. 5, 1944.

Joseph Rizzo enlisted on May 5, 1942, at Newark, single with no dependents. His service number is 32300247.

The son of Salvatore and Nora Rizzo, he was born in Monroe, Mich., on Feb. 8, 1918. In the 1940 United States Federal Census, Joseph Rizzo lived at 176 Heckel Street, Belleville, N.J. He had two brothers and five sisters.


Sources

Newark Evening News, Dec. 2, 1944 - (Returned to Action)

Remembrance - George Sbarra

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

Belleville Sons Honor Roll

  A Place of Honor and Remembrance In the Home of the Brave

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