Pfc. Salvatore J. Pellechia     

Mil# 32195534

Enlisted: 23 January 1942, Camp Upton Yaphank, New York

Recon. Company 643rd TD BN





Info/photos received from;

Ron Pellechia (son)





Born: 16 September 1919    Place: New York

Died: 10 July 1996    Place: Broward, FL

Buriel Place: Long Island National Cemetery



Wife:   Married:

Children: Ronald





Good Conduct Medal   



European African Middle Eastern Service Medal

Battle Stars"Ardennes-Rhineland-Central Europe"








Salvatore's Military occupations where Air Compressor Operator, Operated and maintained gas operated air compressors and all attached tools and equipment, with the use of air compressor assisted in rebuilding of road, elimination of road blocks, sawed lumber for bridges, dug holes dug drainage ditches etc.

Truck Driver, drove and maintained 2 ton truck and half-Track.




Under several more pictures with Salvatore and other (unknown) soldiers.

3 Pictures on the left are made around May 5th, 1945 in Germany, the picture right is made on a ship! Could be the "Sea Robin" 

The Sea Robin was the ship that the 643rd TD BN  men ship back to The States on  June 26th, 1945




Salvatore's Honorable Discharge document



Salvatore's grave marker on Long Island National Cemetery