Frank P. Marchica
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Frank P. Marchica was born in
New York on October 2, 1917. He was drafted into the Army
on February 26, 1941 at Jamaica, New York. His home of residence was listed as Kings County,
New York and his civilian occupation was listed as ushers. He had completed grammar school
and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.
The date of his assignment to
the 22nd Infantry is unknown. He was with Company B
22nd Infantry at Camp Gordon, Georgia during the 1942-1943 time frame.
Private First Class Marchica was
seriously wounded in action in France on June 14, 1944 during the
against the Quineville Ridge. He died of his wounds in England on June 24, 1944.
Frank P. Marchica was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Brookwood Cemetery, London, England and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in New York on January 20, 1949.
Long Island National Cemetery
New York, USA
Plot: J, 16108
Grave marker for Frank P. Marchica
Photo by GLENN from the Find A Grave website
Top photo of Private Frank P. Marchica at Camp Gordon, Georgia from the webmaster's collection
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