PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Delmonico, Dominick
Date of birth: Unknown
Date of death:  September 11th, 1945
Buried on:  Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: C.  Row: 11.  Grave: 29.
Nationality:  American
BIOGRAPHY: 
Later on, Dominic Delmonaco was promoted to Staff Sergeant and survived the war. A year after the libearation of the city of Besançon in France, Dominic Delmonaco and other liberators were invited to join in a parade and a ceremonial commemoration. On the return trip to his military base he was killed in a tragic car accident. Dominic was buried next to his brother, Frank A. Delmonaco on the American Cemetery and Monument Margraten in the Netherlands. Frank Delmonaco served with the 513th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne Dvision and was killed in action on March 24th during Operation Varsity.
Dominic Delmonico’s surname has been spelled incorrectly; it should be Delmonaco.
     
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS (DSC)
Rank: Corporal
Unit: Company L, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "Rock Of The Marne", U.S. Army
Action: For action performed on 27 August 1944 at Allan/Drôme department, region of Rhône-Alpes, France.
Citation unavailable.
Details: Headquarters, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 85 (1945).
 
     
BRONZE STAR (BSM)
Unit: Company L, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "Rock Of The Marne", U.S. Army
 
     
PURPLE HEART
Unit: Company L, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "Rock Of The Marne", U.S. Army
 
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Information source(s):   - DANBY, J., The Day of the Panzer, Casemate, Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, United States, 2008.
- TAGGART, D. G., History of the Third Infantry Division in World War II, The Battery Press, Nashville, United States, 1987.
- American Battle Monuments Commission
- Society of the 3rd Infantry Division, U.S. Army
- Military Times.com
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