Undated, unidentified clipping in a scrapbook at the Saranac Lake Veteran's Club.Born: September 8, 1925

Died: March 13, 1945



Private Aldo L. Sorcinelli was a World War II veteran; he was killed while fighting on Iwo Jima.  He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Sorcinelli of 17 James Street.

Lake Placid News, April 6, 1945

Pvt Sorcinelli

Pvt. Aldo L. Sorcinelli of Saranac Lake died of wounds received in action in the Battle of Iwo Jima. Pvt. Sorcinelli who was fighting with the Marines is the first Saranac Lake service man reported killed in the Iwo Jima operations.

Pvt. Sorcinelli left Saranac Lake on May 29, 1944 for service with the Marines. He trained at Parris Island, S. C, and Camp Lejeune, New River, N. C. On completion of his training, he was ordered to join combat troops overseas and last November left this country for the Pacific theater of war.


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