Killed in Action in France
(July 28, 1944) – Staff Sgt.
Theodore Cassera, 26, of Glendale Street, was killed in action in France on
S/Sgt. Cassera served in the U.S. Army, Eighth Infantry Regiment, Fourth Infantry Division. He is buried at the Normandy American Cemetery at St. Laurent-sur-Mer, France, Plot E, Row 8, Grave 10.
He received the Purple Heart Medal, WWII Service Lapel Button, WWII Victory Medal, European-African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal w/one bronze service star.Domenic Cassera, a brother, who was a civilian instructor at an airfield in Missouri lost his life in a plane crash there on April 26, 1943.
Lt. Anthony Barile, pilot of a R-17, husband of the former Josephine Cassera, S/Sgt.
Cassera's sister, who lives at the Glendale street address, is a prisoner of
From The Nutley Sun, July 28, 1944
Invasion Casualties Mount As Three Are Reported Dead, wounded and missing;
Normandy Photo courtesy Verona Heroes - Robert Caruso
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