Paul J. Rossi

NAME:
Paul Joseph Rossi
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
0-20176
HOME OF RECORD:
Bayonne, NJ
NEXT OF KIN:
Parents, Richard & Cornelia Reilly
DATE OF BIRTH:
1/17/1914
SERVICE DATES:
12/31/1942 – 1/2/1946
1952 – 1953 (inactive reserve)
DATE OF DEATH:
12/7/2003
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Roi-Namur A/1/24 4110 Second Lieutenant
(Bn. Mess Officer)
REAR ECHELON
Saipan A/1/24 1542 Second Lieutenant
(First Platoon)
Tinian A/1/24 1542 Second Lieutenant
(First Platoon)
WIA
Iwo Jima HQ/1/24 1542 First Lieutenant
(Bn. Mess Officer)
REAR ECHELON
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK:
First Lieutenant (WWII)
Captain (Reserve)

Biography coming soon.

“Lieutenant Rossi stands on a rock on our advancing front lines in an attempt to locate some Jap riflemen who are hidden in dense jungle about 30 feet in front of him.” USMC photo by SSgt. Maurice E. Garber

Lieutenant Rossi was wounded during the assault on Tinian. War Diary, USS Heywood.
Lieutenant Rossi was wounded during the assault on Tinian. War Diary, USS Heywood.

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