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)




American Campaign Medal - Good Conduct Medal - American Defence Service Medal - WWII Victory Medal





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