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Gratto M. Rosazza

Private, Army

Born: June 6, 1918
Hometown: Hopewell
Casualty Date: December 7, 1944

PVT Rosazza was working at the Hummel-Ross Corporation as a crane operator when he was drafted in 1944. He was assigned to the 3rd Army, 328th Infantry, 26th Division, . He began basic training in May 1944 at Camp Blanding, FL. Two of his cousins were killed in the D-Day invasion – part of the Bedford Boys unit. Attended Hopewell High School

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