DeGaetano, Anthony

Date of birth:
March 25th, 1916 (Bronx/New York, United States)
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Servicenumber 32 249 647.

Anthony DeGaetano was Radio operator/Gunner on consolidated B-24 Bombers. He achieved a total of 35 sorties over enemy territory.

He was married to Luisa Ciambrone Sparber. Luisa passed away in 1992.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Staff Sergeant
Unit:
757th Bomb Squadron, 459th Bombardment Group Heavy, 304th Bombardment Wing
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1944
Details:
General Order Nr.2411.
Air Medal (AM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Technical Sergeant
Unit:
757th Bomb Squadron, 459th Bombardment Group Heavy, 304th Bombardment Wing
Awarded on:
November 9th, 1944
Details:
General Order Nr.4406.
Second Air Medal received in the form of a bronze oak leaf cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first Air Medal.
Air Medal (AM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Technical Sergeant
Unit:
757th Bomb Squadron, 459th Bombardment Group Heavy, 304th Bombardment Wing
Awarded on:
December 27th, 1944
Air Medal (AM)
Details:
General Order Nr.5211.
Third Air Medal received in the form of a second bronze oak leaf cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the frist Air Medal.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Technical Sergeant
Unit:
757th Bomb Squadron, 459th Bombardment Group Heavy, 304th Bombardment Wing
Awarded on:
March 16th, 1945
Air Medal (AM)
Details:
General Order Nr.1455.
Fourth Air Medal received in the form of a third beonze oak leaf to be worn on the ribbon of the frist Air Medal.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Action:
Received with two campaign stars for "ROME-ARNO" and "SOUTHERN FRANCE".
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal

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