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MUSSO, Baptist Jr

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MUSSO, Baptist Jr

Servicenumber: 36766942 Musso_Baptist_Jr_01


Age: 32
Born: 29 January 1913, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois
Hometown: Madison County, Illinois
Family: Baptist Musso Sr. (father)
Dora (Major) Musso (sister)
Evelyn Musso (sister)
Emily Musso (sister)
Tony Musso (brother)
Edward Musso (brother)
Johnny Musso (brother)
Albert Musso (brother)
George Musso (brother)
Phillipine Musso (wife)
Rank: Private First Class
Function: Not available
Regiment: 346th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division – Transport: 87th Infantry Division
Company – Squadron: Not available
Unit – Group: -
Plane data:
(Serialnumber, MACR, etc.)
Date of death: 12 April 1945
Status: KIA
Place of death: Near Plauen, Germany
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot B, Row 6, Grave 26
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Margraten
Biography: -
Other information: Baptist Muso attended the Webster School and Collinsville Township High School, graduating with the 1932 class. He was a member of the CTHS band and was known to his friends as Teen. He owned and operated a filling station on Vandalia street, near the high school. Pfc Musso was inducted into the service of his country on 26 October 1943 and received his infantry training at Camp Howze, Texas. Prior to becoming a member of the infantry, he was stationed with the Army band at Topeka, Kansas and Lake Charles, Louisiana. He was sent overseas in February 1945, first arriving in Scotland, then going to England, France and finally to Germany.

Source of information: Astrid van Erp,,,

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