William Vitale

MACR: 8754

S/Sgt William J Vitale was assigned to the 459th BG 758th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Engineer/Gunner.

S/Sgt. Vitale died in 1967 at age 54 from heart disease


SERIAL NUMBER - 32496661

NAME - William J Vitale

SERVICE - ARMY

STATE OF RESIDENCE - New York

AREA - European Theatre: Hungary

STATUS - Returned to Military Control, Liberated or Repatriated

DETAINING POWER - GERMANY

Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11


Nov. 11,2016

Good Morning,

Thank You for your fine and brave service to our country.

Thinking of you today with pride and gratitude.

Sincerely,

Toni Vitale Gorgol

Proud daughter of: 459BG S/ Sgt William J Vitale 758 BS MACR 8754

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Rank Order Date Award
Ribbon
Device

Sgt

2541

08/10/1944

AM
Air Medal (AM)

2LT

2852

08/25/1944

AM/1OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

S/Sgt

3511

09/20/1944

AM/1OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

S/Sgt

3787

10/03/1944

AM/2OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

SSGT

4286

11/01/1944



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