(courtesy of "B Bosley")
for Ralph D. Porcelli in Section 3B Site 789 of the Long Island National
Cemetery, Farmingdale (Suffolk county), New York.
Ralph enlisted at in the
Army Camp Upton, Yaphank, NY on 3 April 1944.
On 6 October, 1944 Pvt
Porcelli was transferred from the 82nd Division, Leicester, England to
Service Company, 508th PIR.
He was was transferred to
Company C on 22 November 1944.
Pvt Porcelli was appointed
to the grade of Pfc on 22 Jan 1945.
His military decorations
include the Combat Infantryman Badge for action during the campaign, 18
Dec 1944 to 20 Feb 1945.