Minnesota Discovery Center

Ernest A. Decobellis, None

conflict:World War II
serial number:37098134
location:19th Engineer Combat Battalion in Sicily and Italy.
enlistment date:Jan. 14, 1942
place enlisted:
discharge date:None
place discharged:
history:Ernest was killed in action in Cassino, Italy, on April 29, 1944. Ernest and Fred Decobellis were brothers. Within the same week, their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Decobellis of Chisholm, were informed of both their sons deaths.
service documents:
references:(1) Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War II Project (2004?), p. 66; (2) Chisholm War History Committee Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:April 23, 1917
birth place:
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:April 29, 1944
father:Decobellis, Ben
mother:Decobellis, Filomena (Deluka)

Last update: 11/12/2015