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Salvatore A Mecca

Military

Salvatore Mecca from Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, served with the 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron in Europe. He died of wounds on 15 July 1944 and is buried in Normandy American Cemetery.

Service

Units served with

Associated Place

  • Middle Wallop

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber station with a grass airfield, concrete perimeter track and hardstandings, Middle Wallop opened as a training base in April 1940, before construction was complete. Used as an RAF day-fighter and night-fighter base during 1940...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pennsylvania, USA 1915
Lived in Lackawanna County, PA, USA March 1942
Enlisted Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA 23 March 1942
Died France 15 July 1944
Buried

Plot E Row 3 Grave 33

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 December 2016 11:46:27 Lucy May Changes to service number, highest rank, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

NARA enlistment record: https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=all&tf=...

http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=56647670&PIpi=146834530

https://www.fold3.com/image/310763909?terms=salvatore%20a%20mecca

Date Contributor Update
28 October 2015 12:10:37 Cym118 Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, events and unit associations
Sources

9th Roll of Honor, Mr C B East

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