Grave marker for Anthony J. Mrozinski in Section 1a Site
1416 of the Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles (Los Angeles county),
He enlisted in the Army on 24 September 1940 at
Philadelphia, PA and volunteered for parachutist duty. He was assigned
to the 507th PIR ad qualified as a parachutist. He was transferred in
October 1942 as a cadre member to the 508th PIR when it was being activated.
Pvt Mrozinski participated in the jump into Normandy on
D-Day, 6 June 1944 and was wounded on 12 June 44. He was evacuated to
the 192nd General Hospital in Gloucestershire, England. Anthony was released
from the hospital and returned to the unit's base camp in Wollaton Park on
On 17 September 1944 Pfc Mrozinski umped into Holland and
was reported as MIA two days later. He had been captured and was
interned until July 1945 when he was liberated from Stalag 2B.