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   The Army Recruiting Station in Elmira [NY] today announced that seven men from Ithaca and vicinity recently enlisted.  They are:
 ... Antonio F. Morrow, Jr. 606 Cascadilla St. ...
   A representative of the Elmira Recruiting Station is at the Ithaca Post Office today interviewing applicants.

Antonio passed away in Florida on 4 April 2016.  He now rests in Section 34D, Site 161 of the South Florida National Cemetery, Lake Worth (Palm Beach county) , Florida.

He enlisted in the Army at Buffalo, NY on 30 September 1942.

On 20 October 1942, Pvt Morrow was transferred from the Reception Center, Fort Niagara, NY to Company C, 508th PIR.

He completed jump school with the regiment on 5 March 1943.  On the following day he was admitted to the post hospital for reasons unknown.

On 29 March he was transferred from the 508th to the Parachute School, Fort Benning.  He did not return to the regiment.

As related in the news articles, at left, he eventually was placed in another airborne unit and may have seen combat in Sicily and Southern France until a broken leg forced him to transfer to the Military Police.

Paratroopers Overseas

Corporal Antonio Morrow, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Morrow of Cascadilla St., has been overseas since July 15.  He is a paratrooper.
   He would like to hear from his friends at Company A, 33rd Battalion, 2nd Replacement Dep., APO 776, c/o Postmaster, New York, NY

  Two sons of Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Morrow of 606 Cascadilla St., are in the U.S. Army .  Both men are serving overseas.  The brothers are Private Thomas L. Morrow and Pfc Antonio F. Morrow.
   With a medical detachment, Private Thomas L. Morrow is drivig an ambulance in New Guinea.  Her has been in service for 2 years, training at Fort Bragg, N.C., before going overseas in January.  Landing first in Australia, the private next went to the Southwest Pacific and then to New Guinea.  He would like to her from friends at ASN 32476290, APO 23, care [of] Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif.
      While in the states, Private First class Antonio Morrow was stationed at Fort Benning, Ga., going from there successively to North Africa, Italy and Southern France.  In the service for 2 years, he has been overseas for 35 months.  Formerly a paratrooper, he transferred to the Military Police after he suffered a broken leg.  While in Italy, he saw his nephew, Private John Rapone.  Now in France, he receives mail at ASN 12166335, APO 758, care [of] Postmaster, New York, NY.

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