(courtesy of Linda Murphy)
for Frank Passery in Section 34, Lot 11, Grave 0, Marathon Village
Cemetery, Marathon (Cortland county), New York.
Pvt Passery was
transferred from the Reception Center, Fort Niagara, NY to Co C, 508th
PIR on 20 October 1942, one of the first enlistees to arrive at Camp
He was appointed to the grade
of Pfc on 9 December 1942. He was further escalated to Cpl on 27
April 1943 and again to Sgt on 22 May 1943.
Sgt Passery was then
transferred to the 541st PIR, Ft Benning, GA on 16 August 1943.