Cpl. Charles J. Piombino    


Mil# 32689408

B. Company 643rd TD BN.






Born: 27 March 1904     Place: New York City

Died:  29 April 1992        Place: 

Burial place: Pleasant Mount Cemetery, Remlap, AL


Wife: Louise Dragonetti  Married:

Children: Ronald and Carl





Distinguished Service Cross



The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Charles J. Piombino, Private First Class, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with Company B, 643d Tank Destroyer Battalion, in action against enemy forces on 16 April 1945. Private First Class Piombino's intrepid actions, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.  Headquarters, U.S. Forces-European Theater, General Orders No. 305 (1945)


American Campaign Medal



European African Middle Eastern Service Medal

 Battle Stars "Ardennes-Rhineland-Central Europe"






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