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Albert Garofolo

Technician 5th Class, U.S. Army

 32070896

13th Infantry Regiment
8th Infantry Division

Entered the Service from: 
Died: April 1, 1945
Buried at: 
Awards: Purple Heart

 


TECHNICIAN FIFTH CLASS ALBERT GAROFOLO was bron in Pennsylvania around 1918. When the Census was taken in April of 1930 he and older brother Alfred were living on the farm of his sep-parents, Rocco and Rose DiGerolamo, in the  Blue Anchor section of Winslow Township NJ, and their children Angelo, Rose, Frank, Rocco, and Katherine.

     Technician Fifth Class Garofolo was 27 when he was killed in action in Germany on April 1, 1945. He had ben inducted into the Army in early 1941, and served as a cook with the 113th Infantry Regiment, 8th Infantry Division. He went overseas with the 8th in January of 1944. 

     Albert Garofolo had attended grade school in Blue Anchor. He was survived by his mother, Mrs. Rose Garofolo of Blue Anchor NJ, brothers Joseph D. Garofolo, of Hammonton NJ, Alfredo Garofolo, of Camden NJ, and James Garofolo, of Philadelphia PA, and a step-brother, Angelo DeGerolamo, who was serving in the U.K. at the time of Albert Garofolo's death. 


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