Daniel J. Girdano

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NAME:
Daniel John Girdano
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
529646
HOME OF RECORD:
Pittsburgh, PA
NEXT OF KIN:
Father, Mr. Daniel Girdano (?)
DATE OF BIRTH:
1/22/1926
SERVICE DATES:
5/22/1943 – 3/1/1946
DATE OF DEATH:
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Iwo Jima A/1/24 604 PFC WIA*
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Private First Class

*Although wounded multiple times on Iwo Jima–he still carries shrapnel in his hand–Mr. Girdano has never received the Purple Heart. His family is actively seeking to rectify this situation. If you or someone you know remembers serving with Mr. Girdano, please leave a comment with your contact information below.

Biography coming soon.

souvenir2Dan Girdano and a friend goof off in a Hawaiian souvenir photo booth.
To see more of PFC Girdano’s wartime pictures, visit the gallery page.

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