PRIVATE MICHAEL PAUL ABRUSCATO; U.S. ARMY

November 6, 1918 (New York, NY) – April 18, 1945; 26 years old; married Barbara Bogart Abruscato, 68 Bouton Street, Norwalk on October 31, 1942; after Pvt Abruscato’s death, Barbara married his brother Nicholas Abruscato on February 22, 1947
Last local address: 12 Byington Place, Norwalk
Enlisted May 6, 1944
Service number: 31466669
34TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 168TH INFANTRY REGIMENT

Awarded the Purple Heart Medal.

Same unit as Private Eugene Brown.

Norwalk High School Class of ‘36

From history.army.mil: Digging in south of Bologna for the winter, the 34th Division jumped off, 15 April 1945, and captured Bologna on 21 April.

Picture provided by Michelle Abruscato, family member.

Private Abruscato is buried in Florence American Cemetery; Plot H, Row 5, Grave 27.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

2 thoughts on “PRIVATE MICHAEL PAUL ABRUSCATO; U.S. ARMY

  1. My mom Dorothy Abruscato Coppola is 99 1/2 years old and still talks about how much misses her brother Mikey. They were so close as children and his death in ww11 was something she never got over. I was named after my uncle Mike whom I never had the chance to meet.

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