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Alexander Francisco Giorgetti

T/4 in 3133rd Signal Service Co


Born 1918 in MA, Died 1993

County of residence at enlistment: Suffolk County, MA
Other residence(s): South Boston, MA; Quincy, MA
United States Army, European Theatre of Operations
Occupation before the war: semiskilled welders and flame cutters
Notes: Rank changed from PVT in GA Roster to T/4 per 1944 Christmas Program
Source: 3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum; AES 1944 Christmas Dinner Program

Alexander "Frank" Giorgetti was born on February 18, 1918 in Roxbury, MA. He graduated from high school in South Boston, and, when he registered for the draft in October, 1940, he was working for Daniel Marr & Son in Boston. (Daniel Marr & Son played a major role in the development of the Boston skyline—providing steel and precast concrete erection.)

Frank enlisted on January 25, 1944; his enlistment record shows that he was employed at the time in the category of "semiskilled welders and flame cutters." He was discharged from the Army on June 26, 1946.

After the war he worked at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, where he was employed in 1948, per a Boston City Directory.

Sometime after that he married Bessie Lazzara, and they had two daughters: Sandra and Diane. They eventually moved to Quincy, MA.

Frank died on November 23, 1993 in Quincy, and is buried at St Michael's Cemetery in Roslindale, MA.


1940 Draft Registration

1944 Enlistment Record

1948 Boston City Directory (confirmed this is same person; same address as known parents)

1993 VA Death Record

1993 Social Security Death Record

1993 Boston Globe obituary

1993 Find a Grave record

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