Anthony E. Vespoli

Private Vespoli entered the service in April, 1912, and went overseas in February, 1941. He was acting tank commander in the 69th Tank Battalion in General Patton's 3d Army. Death came when, in going to the assistance of a buddy in a flam ing tank, he was hit by a sniper's bullet. He was awarded the Purple Heart and the Silver Star posthumously.
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17 June 1945 • Page 7
Silver Star
Awarded for actions during the World War II
(UNCONFIRMED - Citation Needed): Anthony Vespoli, United States Army, is reported to have been awarded the Silver Star under the below-listed General Orders, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the 6th Armored Division during World War II.
General Orders: Headquarters, 6th Armored Division, General Orders No. 140 (1945)
Action Date: World War II
Service: Army
Division: 6th Armored Division

Anthony E. Vespoli

Private First Class , U.S. Army

Service # 

69th Tank Battalion, 6th Armored Division

Entered the Service from: 

Died: 14-Apr-1945

Buried at: Long Island National Cemetery 


Farmingdale, Suffolk County,New York, USA 

Plot: J, 14765

Awards: Purple Heart, Silver Star