Staff Sgt. John Simonetti
Photo Credit: Courtesy Salerno Family
Staff Sgt. John R. Simonetti, a Ranger with the 2nd Infantry Division was killed June 16, 1944 during the battle of the hedgerows in St. Germain d'Elle, France. The Queens, New Yorker's remains were not found and confirmed until 2009. On Oct. 25 he was interred at Arlington National Cemetery as more than 100 members of his extended family said their farewells.
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