Alphonse Victor Jr. Cogozzo

Born:Dec 20 1923 In:  Steger (Will County), Illinois
Died:Jan 18 1945 (at age 21)In:  Paris, France


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Immediate family

Alphonse Victor Cogozzo
His father
Susan M Cogozzo (born DeFrancesco)
His mother
Joseph Victor Cogozzo
His brother
Bernadette Marie Albertine (born Cogozzo)
His sister
<Private> Cogozzo
His sibling


Calumet High School
From Sep 1939 To Mar 1943
 8131 South May, Chicago, Il

Contact information

8800 Princeton Avenue
Same House - 8800 Princeton, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA
Chicago, Illinois


Source citations

Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Citation text:

Corp Alphonse Cogozzo Memorial Mass will be held at 9:30 AM. Tuesday at St. Killians Church 87th & May Street.

Plane crashed over France January 18, 1945.  Graduated from Calumet HS and enlisted in the Army in March 1943.

Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Citation text:

Alfonse Jr Cogozzo
Gender: Male
Birth: Circa 1924 - Illinois, USA
Residence: 1940 - 8800 Princeton, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA
Age: 16
Residence in 1935: Same House - 8800 Princeton, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA
Race: White
Marital status: Single
Parents: Alfonse Cogozzo, Susan Cogozzo
Siblings: Joseph Cogozzo, Ludwig Cogozzo, Bernadette Cogozzo
Incorporated place: Chicago Enum. District: 103-1260 Family: 14
County: Cook Roll: m-t0627-00959 Line: 60
State: Illinois Frame: 00374
Date: 1940-00-00 Page: 1B
See household members
Relation to head; Name; Age
Head; Alfonse Cogozzo; 46
Wife; Susan Cogozzo; 38
Son; Joseph Cogozzo; 19
Son; Ludwig Cogozzo; 17
Son; Alfonse Jr Cogozzo; 16
Daughter; Bernadette Cogozzo; 14




Died in World War II, Corporal 321 Army Air Force 27th Air Group

Temporarily buried at solers Military Cemetery (25 Miles Southwest of Paris, France)

After the war he was buried at Evergreen hill Cemetery Crete, Illinois(Will County) in November 20, 1948


Alphose was a radio operator on a transport plane (C47) carrying supplies to France, Greenland, and Iceland



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