Louis J. Carpellotti Photo

Louis J. Carpellotti

Born: Feb 13, 1918

Death: Aug 7, 1942

Birthplace: Old Forge

Nationality: Italy

Louis J. Carpellotti

Date of Birth : Feb 13, 1918
Date of Death : Aug 7, 1942
Birth Place : Old Forge

Louis J. Carpellotti was a United States Marine who received the Silver Star posthumously for his actions during World War II. Carpellotti was born in Old Forge, Pennsylvania. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on September 22, 1940. Private First Class Carpellotti was killed in action at Tulagi, Solomon Islands. During the Battle of Tulagi, part of the initial landings of Guadalcanal campaign, 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.

Also known as

  • Louis Joseph Carpellotii
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