Casamento, Anthony, CPL

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Last Rank
Last Primary MOS
0332-Heavy Machine Gunner
Last MOSGroup
Primary Unit
1946-1946, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)/D Co
Service Years
1940 - 1945


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by PFC Peter Ruvolo (WW2) to remember Marine CPL Anthony Casamento.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Long Island N.Y.

Date of Passing
Jul 27, 1987
Location of Interment
Pinelawn National Cemetery - Long Island, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

French Fourragere WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon US Marine Corps Honorable Discharge (Original)

 Military Association Memberships
North Shore Queens; Detachment 240
  1960, Marine Corps League, North Shore Queens; Detachment 240 (Immediate Past Golden Rodent) (Whitestone, New York) [Verified]

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Recived his medal Of Honor From President Jimmy Carter after 38 years in 1980 for action on Guadaicanal Co D 1st Bat. 5th Marines, 1st Marine Div.
Other Comments:
I have had the honor to exchanged manny war stories with Tony Casamento at the North Shore Marine Corps League Detachment Long Island before he recived his M.O.H. He was wounded multiple times Resting Place Pinelawn National Cementary  Farmingdale L.I.

Long Island named a stree after him Cpl.Tony Casmento Photo of the sign enclosed .

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1940, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), B
 Unit Assignments
I MEF/1st Marine Division5th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
  1942-1946, 0333, I MEF/1st Marine Division
  1946-1946, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)/D Co
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo)
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