Pfc. Stanley F. Abromitis 32008670

Private First Class Stanley F. Abromitis 32008670 US Army KIA. He was born in 1913. He was an orphan and grew up at the Mission of the Immaculate Virgin Home for Orphans at Staten Island, New York. Up until entering the US Army Stanley was working as a fireman in the boiler room of the Mission of the Immaculate Virgin Home for Orphans and still lived there. He entered the US Army on February 24, 1941 around the age of 27. He serve in combat with E Company253rd Infantry regiment, 63rd Infantry DivisionOn January 20, 1945 he went to the 119th Med Bn for dental problems this was the only time he left the company during E company time in Combat. After crossed the Jagst River, E Company253rd Infantry regiment, received the majority of the German resistance during this time. He died on April 4, 1945, on hill 233 near the town of Untergriesheim Germany around the age of 31. At the time of his death E Company was holding back a strong close quarter combat counterattack by the 17th SS of Infantry and Tanks. Had E Company not been able to hold back this attack the SS would have pushed 2nd Battalion, 253rd Infantry, in to the Jagst River. His body was interred at Lorraine Military Cemetery France. He was awarded the Bronze Stare Medal, Purple Heart Medal, The American Theater of operations Medal, The European African Middle Eastern Theater of operations Medal, the American Defense Medalthe World War Two Victory Medal,  and the Combat Infantry Badge. On his National Jewish Welfare Board card and his Headstone card both have Mr. Frank Mannion listed as his next of Kin and he is listed as a Friend and Mannion lived at 224 Yetman Ave., Tottenville, Staten Island, New York,


1- The Battle of Buchhof and Stein am Kocher

2- U.S., WWII Jewish Servicemen Cards, 1942-1947

3- U.S., Headstone and Interment Records for U.S. Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil, 1942-1949

4- Records from the 63rd Division

5- 1930 census

6- 1940 census