Served in the 7th Army, 3rd Infantry Division (Blue Devils), 15th Regiment (Can Do), B Company. Awarded the Purple Heart with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster for wounds received during the Anzio assault, a Bronze Star for capturing three German snipers, and the French Croix de Guerre.
Killed near Strasbourg, France, December 26, 1944. He was returned from St. Avold-Metz, France.
Burial U.S. National Cemetery, Knoxville.
Parents: Michael and Annetta Armetta. Siblings: Roy, Charles, Mary, Cecilia, Ann, Josephine, and Helen. The family were lifetime members of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
- Rank: Staff Sergeant
- Date of birth: 22 March 1915
- Date of death: 26 December 1944
- County: Knox
- Hometown: Knoxville
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Battles: Anzio
- Awards: Purple Heart with Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Bronze Star, French Croix de Guerre
- Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
- Sponsored by: Cecilia T. Armetta
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