Served in the 7th Army, 3rd Infantry Division (Blue Devils), 15th Regiment (Can Do), B Company. Awarded the Purple Heart with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster for wounds received during the Anzio assault, a Bronze Star for capturing three German snipers, and the French Croix de Guerre.

Killed near Strasbourg, France, December 26, 1944. He was returned from St. Avold-Metz, France.

Burial U.S. National Cemetery, Knoxville.

Parents: Michael and Annetta Armetta. Siblings: Roy, Charles, Mary, Cecilia, Ann, Josephine, and Helen. The family were lifetime members of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

  • Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 22 March 1915
  • Date of death: 26 December 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Anzio
  • Awards: Purple Heart with Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Bronze Star, French Croix de Guerre
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
  • Sponsored by: Cecilia T. Armetta

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