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Simeone, Archie J.

Date of birth:
October 14th, 1918 (Girard, United States)
Date of death:
July 29th, 2013 (Niles, United States)
Service number:
American (1776 - present, Republic)


Archie, who enlisted at Camp Perry (Ohio) on March 26, 1942, served during the World War II and retired from U.S. Steel McDonald Works. He was a member of St. Rose Church. Archie died at Shepherd of The Valley Care Center in Niles.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
319th Glider Field Artillery Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division "All American", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
July 15th, 1944
Awarded for:
Operation Neptune
For meritorious service in FRANCE from june 6th to 29 June 1944. Sergeant Simeone Communications Sergeant, and his wire corporal, landed by glider in FRANCE on D-Day near STE-MERE-EGLISE, and has served with his battalion in directing communications from that time to date. Immediately upon landing, he salvaged all the essential items of signal equipment belonging to the organiztion and within a short time had made the necessary repairs so that each item was ready for combat operations."

Published in general orders No. 35, HQ 82nd Abn Division
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Second World War (1939-1945)

With Bronze Arrowhead
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal