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Anthony Albert De Maio

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De Maio, Anthony Albert. (Day, Tony; DeMayo); b. February 21 (11), 1914, Harford, Connecticut; High school education; Prior military service with the US Marines in China; Single; Boilermaker, Representative for UE-CIO (stationary engineer); CP 1935, YCL also Spanish CP; received passport# 357994 on December 19, 1936 which listed his address as 858 New Britain Avenue, Harford, Connecticut; Sailed December 26, 1936 aboard the Normandie; Arrived in Spain on January 2 (6), 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN; Brigade Estado Mayor, SIM.  Served at Jarama, Brunete WIA,  returned to BDE after Retreats and served in Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on March 3, 1939 aboard the Manhattan; WWII  US Army, Engineers, volunteered for the infantry in December 1944.  Awarded the Bronze Star; d. July 11, 1999.

 

Source: SACB, Cadre, Americans, Pay, RA (under Day), AICVAS, Good Fight C, “A Medal Well Earned,” The Volunteer, Volume 11, No. 1, p. 9; (obituary note died in 1999) The Volunteer, Volume 22, No. 1, Winter 2000, p. 19; Ancestry, SSN.

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Additional Notes Suffered from Alzheimer's in his last years; ANTHONY DEMAIO 21 Feb 1914 11 Jul 1999 (V) 92392 (Victorville, San Bernardino, CA)