Cpl. Rosario "Babe" V. Cocozza  

 

Mil# 32640872

Enlisted: 23 November 1942, New York City

 A-Company 643rd TD BN

 

 

 

 

Info/Pictures received from;

Thomas Cocozza (Son) and Jenn McCue (Grand-Daughter)

Born: 9 August 1922    Place: Staten Island, New York

Died:  10 May 1998   Place:  Staten Island, New York

Buried: Saint Peters Cemetery, West New Brighton, New York

 

Wife: Anna Cocozza (Gnerre)  Married: 22 July 1945

Children: Michael, John, Thomas and Bettyanne

 

Father: Michael Cocozza   Mother: Josephine Cocozza (Romolo)

 

 

 

Awards

 

European African Middle Eastern Service Medal

Battle Stars"Ardennes-Rhineland-Central Europe"

 

Rosario (5th. R) with a couple Army Brothers
 

 

Rosario in front of row M18 Hellcats

 

 

Rosario behind Browning M2 Machine Gun .50 Mounted on a M20 Armoured Vehicle

Louis and Rosario did meet each other in Germany.
Photo is taken in front of destroyed Rhine Bridge in Bonn, Germany

 

Louis and Rosario, other two are unknown.

 

Anna and Rosario

 

Anna and Rosario Wedding picture

 

Rosario's grave marker on Saint Peters Cemetery

 

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