CORPORAL LORETO BIAGIO PELLEGRINI; U.S. ARMY

June 15, 1919 (Leominster, MA) – June 8, 1989 (Norwalk, CT); 69 years old
Married to Patricia Evelyn Credit Pellegrini (1918-2004) in 1943.
Children (unknown)
Local address: 29 Grandview Avenue, Norwalk
Enlisted on February 15, 1943
Serial number 31259964
Unit (unknown)

Giuseppe (1877-1965) and Giovanna “Jenny” Cugini Pellegrini (1879-1957), both born in Italy. Three brothers, Biagio (1906-1927), Gerardo (1912-1977) and Lucio “Larry (1918-2003). Five sisters, Antoinette (1902-1966), Cecelia Cefidia Pelegrini Leone (1911-2005), Natacia Anne Pelegrini Leone (1914-), Antonia Pelegrini Mazzola (1902-1986), and Pasqualina Pelegrini Dovidio (1918-2006).


Wounded in action in France on July 4, 1944. Awarded the Purple Heart Medal.


Owner of Pellegrini Jewelry Store at 129 Washington Street (then 81, then 83 Washington Street) in Norwalk. Opened in 1951.


Corporal Pellegrini. Photo provided by family.
Photo provided by family.
Dog tag photo provided by family.

Original telegram to his wife.
Photo provided by family.

Buried in Riverside Cemetery, 81 Riverside Avenue, Norwalk. Section 23. Photos provided by family.


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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.

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