Gerald A. Campetella

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/18/1944

 

 

Gerald A. Campetella was born in Connecticut in 1918. He was drafted into the Army on
September 8, 1941 at Hartford, Connecticut. His home of residence was listed as Norwalk,
Fairfield County, Connecticut and his civilian occupation was listed as Unskilled Occupations
In Manufacture Of Boots And Shoes. He had completed one year of High School and was
single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.

Private Campetella was killed in action in France during the attack toward Cherbourg
on June 18, 1944.

 

 

Gerald A. Campetella was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France in Block N Row 6 Grave 102 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.

 

Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot B Row 20 Grave 46

 

     

Grave marker for

Gerald A. Campetella

Photo by

John Tomawski

and

Andreia Lino

 

 

 

 

 

 


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