Gino Valenti

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

DOW 06/17/1944

 

 

Gino Valenti was born on May 19, 1918.
His religion was listed as Catholic.

He attended McKinley Technical High School in Washington, D.C.
where he was a member of R.O.T.C.

He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1941.
At the University he was Cadet Major (3rd in Command) of the
Reserve Officers Training Corps (R.O.T.C.) Regiment and also
a 1st Lieutenant in Scabbard and Blade.

 

 

Right:

Gino Valenti as Cadet Major
of the R.O.T.C. at the
University of Maryland
1941

     

 

 

 

     

Left and above:

The senior entry for Gino Valenti in the Terrapin
University of Maryland yearbook for 1941

 

 

 

First Lieutenant Valenti died on June 17, 1944 of wounds received in action in Normandy, France
on June 8, 1944, during 1st Battalion's attack against the German coastal battery at Crisbecq.

 

 

Gino Valenti was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery at
St. James-Avranches, France and his remains were later returned to the
United States where he was reinterred in Virginia on July 8, 1948.

 

Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 12, Site: 5788

 

Grave marker for Gino Valenti

Photo by Anne Cady from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

The grave of Gino Valenti in Arlington National Cemetery

Photo by Anne Cady from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

Photos of Gino Valenti from the Terrapin University of Maryland yearbook 1941

 

 

 

 

 


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