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MAKING NORMAL improvement after being wounded in action on Oct 1, Private DeLuca is the son of Mr. and Ms. Daniel DeLuca.  He was a former West high student and worked at the Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. before entering the Army.  DeLuca had been overseas a year, serving as a paratrooper, when wounded.

[The Akron Beacon Journal, Akron,
OH, December 7 1944, Main Edition, Page 30]

(courtesy of Lonnie Hoover)

Grave marker for Daniel R. De Luca in Plot J-0947 of the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City (Clark county), Nevada.
   Daniel enlisted in the Army at Fort Hayes, Columbus, OH on 6 November 1942 and was assigned to Hq 2nd, 508th PIR..
   Pvt De Luca was wounded in action in Holland on 1 October 1944 and evacuated to a field hospital.  On 2 January 1945 he was transferred from the 508th to the hospital's detachment of patients and did not return to the regiment.

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