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Pfc Nicholas P Wargo

Pfc Nicholas P Wargo

Company L - 320th Infantry Regiment

Nicholas Peter Wargo, son of Metro and Pauline (Rosko) Wargo, was born August 20, 1923 in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania. He registered for the draft June 30, 1942. At the time he was employed by Carnegie Steel. He was inducted into the Army May 5, 1943 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and departed for the ETO in June 1944. He joined Company L, 320th Infantry Regiment from the 38th Replacement Battalion on September 18, 1944. On November 8 he was seriously wounded in action by artillery shell shrapnel in the vicinity of Foret de Chateau-Salins, northeast of Nancy, France. He died of his wounds 2 days later on November 10, 1944. Pfc Nicholas P Wargo is buried at Saint Marks Cemetery, Kennedy Township, Pennsylvania.

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The Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA - August 25, 1948

Thanks to Pam Thomsen for this picture. She is the granddaughter of Pfc. John Pergolizzi, 60th Combat Engineers Combat Battalion, 35th Infantry Division who was killed in action October 10, 1944.

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