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Weed in Siskiyou County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Order Sons of Italy World War II Memorial

 
 
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By Douglass Halvorsen, September 1, 2013
1. Order Sons of Italy World War II Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated To
Our Members Who
Gave Their Lives
In The Service
Of Their Country
World War 2

Sgt. Julian Tosi
Lt. Italo Barbieri
Mm 1c Leandro C. Bortolazzo

 
Erected by Order Sons of Italy.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 41° 26.427′ N, 122° 23.017′ W. Marker is in Weed, California, in Siskiyou County. Memorial can be reached from California St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Weed CA 96094, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Weed Arch (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dwinnell Dam (approx. 7.3 miles away); Sullaway Stage Stop (approx. 8.6 miles away); Mount Shasta (approx. 9.4 miles away); Mt. Shasta Herald (approx. 9˝ miles away); Strawberry Valley Stage Station (approx. 9.6 miles away); Berryvale Post Office (approx. 9.6 miles away); Yreka Trail - Sheep Rock Springs (approx. 12 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weed.
 
More about this memorial. War memorial is located in Winema Cemetery.
 
Regarding Order Sons of Italy World War II Memorial.
Order Sons of Italy World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, September 1, 2013
2. Order Sons of Italy World War II Memorial Marker
Findagrave.com provides information on the men killed in action:

Julian Tosi Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Forces. Service # 39414390. 856th Bomber Squadron, 492nd Bomber Group, Heavy. Entered the Service from: California. Died: 20-Jun-44. Missing in Action or Buried at Sea. Tablets of the Missing at Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands. Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart.

Barbieri, Italo V, Second Lt US Army, World War II. Date of death: 09/27/1944. Buried at: Section C Site 283, Golden Gate National Cemetery, 1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno, CA 94066.

Leandro Corrado Bortolazzo. A newspaper obituary mentions he died in Greenland while serving with the Coast Guard on November 29, 1945. His funeral service wasn't held until November 15, 1947. He was 27 years and 28 days old at the time of his passing.
 
Order Sons of Italy World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, September 1, 2013
3. Order Sons of Italy World War II Memorial Marker
Order Sons of Italy World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, September 1, 2013
4. Order Sons of Italy World War II Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 24, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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