Virginia Heroes

Andrew Joseph Giannotti

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: November 15, 1913
Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: July 9, 1944
Died In: Sainteny, Normandy, France
Awards: Purple Heart

Staff Sergeant Giannotti served with Battery B, 324th Field Artillery Battalion, 83rd Infantry Division. He and two of his gun crew were all killed by shell fragments northwest of the town of Sainteny.

He is buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia.

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