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Rank and Name, Gunner’s Mate First Class Michael V. Anddorizzi.
Unit/placed on, USS Reid (DD-369) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Michael was born on 1919 in Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
Father, Pasqual Adorizzi.
Mother, Rosina Addorizzi.
Sisters, Sarah, Josephine and Antonetta Addorizzi.
Brothers, Frank R. and Joseph Addorizzi.
Michael entered the service from Massachusetts in July 10, 1940 with service-number # 2125780.
Michael was KIA when the USS Reid was struck by a Kamikaze and Sunk, near Surigao Strait, Philippines, on Nov. 12, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Michael is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html