War Hero

Anthony P Damato – Cause of Death, Age, Date, and Facts

The war hero Anthony P Damato passed away at age 21, this age of death has to be considered too young. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Anthony P Damato and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

U.S. Marine who sacrificed himself by throwing himself on top of an enemy grenade while serving at Engebi Island during World War II. He received a posthumous Medal of Honor for his sacrifice.

He worked as a truck driver before enlisting in the Marine Corps.

The Navy destroyer USS Damato was named in his honor in 1945.

His brother, Neil, was also a soldier and was killed in Germany in 1943.

He was given the Medal of Honor by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

How did Anthony P Damato die?

Information about the death of Anthony P Damato
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death21 years
ProfessionWar Hero
Death dateFebruary 20, 1944
Place of deathEnewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands
Place of burialN/A