Pfc. Philip "Phil" J. Guercio 


Mil# 32641249

C. Company, 643rd TD BN.





Info/Pictures received from;

Grace and Vito Mennona




Born: 2 June 1914     Place: New York

Died:  3 September 1983        Place: Orange, FL 

Burial place: Calverton National Cemetery,  Suffolk County, NY  


Wife: Concetta (Connie)  Married:

Children: Grace


Father: Francesco (Frank) Guercio   Mother: Grace Guercio (Albanese)





      Purple Heart     -    Good Conduct Medal




European African Middle Eastern Service Medal

Battle Stars"Ardennes-Rhineland-Central Europe"








Philip sitting in a M20 Armored Car


Philip (all Left) and a few C-Company, 643rd Members

Location: Fort Hood, TX





LtoR: Johnny, Milton Goldman, Philip Guercio, Teddy Guss

Picture taken July 31, 1942

E-mails received from Grace Mennona, Philip's daughter


Thank you very much for your quick reply, I would very much like it if you could use the picture of my dad, the one with him in uniform.with his military shirt,tie and hat. I'm very proud of him he was a good husband, father and grandfather we miss him very much. this is a wonderful thing you are doing  

Thank you







Philip, picture taken on Avenue X in Brooklyn, NY

  Connie and Philip's wedding picture

                   Philip's grave marker, Calverton National Cemetery