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Thornton, Johnston, RI War Memorial

Plaque on a monument, village of Thornton, town of Johnston, corner of Rt. 14, Plainfield Pike and Rt. 5, Atwood Ave.
In Memory of those men from Thornton and community who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II

Anthony Altieri
Carmine C. Cardillo
James F. Cavanaugh
John M. Ciarciarelli
Carlo A. Coletti
Louis D'Amata
Raymond DePetrillo
Joseph DiDonato
Walter J. Hagerty
George Iannelli
Basil Imondi
Desmore Leone
Michael Macera
Vincent T. Mongone
John Paglio
Bernard Pitocco
Alfred A. Ricci
Anthony Riccitelli
Albert Russo
Anthony J. Russo
Vincent J. Saccoccio
Salvatore Soscia
Carmino Volpe

Erected by Kelley Gazzerro Post 2812 V. F. W.
October 24, ???" (can't read year)

additional plaque added to monument:
Korean Campaign
Lt. Anthony R. Mazzulla, Missing in Action, December 2, 1950

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Transcription and images 2004 by Beth Hurd, Images by Beth Hurd 2004
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