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Pvt. Louis A. Marino

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Pvt. Louis A. Marino

Pvt. Louis A Marino

Killed in Action July 16, 1944 in the battle for St. Lo, France
Pvt. Louis Marino, father of six small children, was killed in action July 16 in France, according to War Department information received by his wife, Mrs. Sarah Marino, 1014 South Twenty-third street.

Pvt. Marino, 28, member of the Nebraska National Guard, was called to active duty when the guard was mobilized in 1940, had been overseas since last May, in England a month, in France two weeks.

The six children are: Lucille Dolores, 8; Rose Marie, 6; Anthony, 5; Joseph, 3; Louis, Jr., 2; and Robert, eight months. He has three brothers, Pfc. Sam in South Carolina with the Army; Pvt. Carl, Texas, and Frank, AOM3c, with the Navy in New Jersery, and a sister, Miss Sarah Marino, Omaha.

The War Department telegram came Monday, birthday of Lucille Dolores.

Mrs. Marino has a sister, Mrs. Louise Lazzaro, serving in the WACs.

"I am very, very proud of him." Mrs. Marino said Tuesday as she gathered her brood about her.

Thanks to Troy J. Marino, grandson of Pvt. Louis Marino, for this picture and newspaper article. Troy Marino's father is Joseph Blaze Marino, the small boy sitting on his mother's lap (front - second from the right) in the newspaper picture above.

Pvt Louis A Marino was Killed in Action during the battle for St Lo, France on July 16, 1944. He is buried at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Omaha, Nebraska.

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