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Alexander Francisco Giorgetti

PVT in 3133rd Signal Service Co

ASN#31431209

Born 1918 in MA

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: T/4 in 1944 Christmas Program
Source: 3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum; AES 1944 Christmas Dinner Program; 1940 draft registration; Boston city directory; 1993 VA death record; 1993 Social Security death record; Boston Globe, 11/26/1993

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 released 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.

Some time 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.

Sources:

1940 Draft Registration

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2238&h=195573943&tid=&pid=&queryId=eeee2bcea758887c9198f1cca09753e8&usePUB=true&_phsrc=ZeJ17&_phstart=successSource

1944 Enlistment Record

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8939&h=5367792&tid=&pid=&queryId=e5838f4b911df18279d90b57ae878cd0&usePUB=true&_phsrc=icw1&_phstart=successSource

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

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2469&h=1291770536&tid=&pid=&queryId=d5740864575aafda81fdf2e9e287f1f5&usePUB=true&_phsrc=icw18&_phstart=successSource

1993 VA Death Record

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2441&h=11569064&tid=&pid=&queryId=eeee2bcea758887c9198f1cca09753e8&usePUB=true&_phsrc=icw2&_phstart=successSource

1993 Social Security Death Record

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=3693&h=22365149&tid=&pid=&queryId=c075509023f584de822fda0c62d827a8&usePUB=true&_phsrc=icw7&_phstart=successSource

1993 Boston Globe obituary

https://www.newspapers.com/image/440334380/?terms=alexander%2Bf%2Bgiorgetti

updated: 1 month ago

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