P.F.C. Carpellotti, U.S.M.C. Historical

P.F.C. Carpellotti, U.S.M.C. Historical (HM1Y2V)

Location: Old Forge, PA 18518 Lackawanna County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 22.163', W 75° 44.189'

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History of Carpellotti

This anchor is preserved here as a memorial to Louis Joseph "Eugene" Carpellotti, of the ship Destroyer Escort No. 720 launched at DeFoe, Bay City, Michigan. Sponsor for the occasion was Mrs. Sophie Carpellotti. U.S.M.C. Private Carpellotti, in whose honor the ship was named, was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his heroic action in connection with his death at Tulagi, Solomon Islands, landing on 7 August 1942.
Louis Joseph Carpellotti, born Feb. 13, 1918, in Old Forge, Pa., enlisted in the Marine Corps Sept. 22, 1940. Private First Class Carpellotti was killed in action at Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 7 August 1942 when he led a detachment to deliver a flanking fire on a Japanese position, enabling the rest of his squad to assault and capture the position.
HM NumberHM1Y2V
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Date Added Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 438407 N 4580025
Decimal Degrees41.36938333, -75.73648333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 22.163', W 75° 44.189'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 22' 9.78" N, 75° 44' 11.34" W
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Area Code(s)570
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 310 S Main St, Old Forge PA 18518, US
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