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Rank and Name, Pharmacist’s Mate Second Class Vito Thomas Accardi.
Unit/Placed in on, USS Eversole (DE-404) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Vito is born in no record in Brooklyn , New York.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Vito enlisted the service in New York with service number # 8147551.
Vito was KIA when the Ship was hit by 2 Torpedoes, he helped wounded to safety until he himself was trapped and went down with the Ship on Oct. 28, 1944, Pharmcist’s Mate Second Class Vito T. Accardi is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon Navy and Marine Corps Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Vito is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
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