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T/Sgt Romeo Tetreault—Gunner

T/Sgt Romeo Tetreault was the Gunner on my uncles plane when it was shoot down on 25 June 1944. I have not made contact with his family or located additional information at this time. Please submit any information about Romeo Tetreault.

Name Position Rank Serial Number Last Known Address Contact Listed
Romeo Tetreault Gunner T/Sgt 20113352 Mrs. Mrs. Beatrice L. Tetreault
130 Tinkham
New Bedford, MA
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Romeo Tetreault Picture
Romeo Tetreault Newspaper Article-Lost Over Yap-Dated 20 July 1944
Beatrice M. Cole Info (first husband was Staff Sgt. Romeo Tetreault)
Information Listed on NARA
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Record about Romeo Tetreault
Please submit information about Romeo Tetreault.

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Record:

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Record about Romeo Tetreault

Name: Romeo Tetreault
Birth Year: 1918
Race: White, citizen
Nativity State or Country: Massachusetts
State: Massachusetts
County or City: Bristol
Enlistment Date: 16 Jan 1941
Enlistment State: Massachusetts
Enlistment City: New Bedford
Branch: Field Artillery
Branch Code: Field Artillery
Grade: Corporal
Education: 2 years of high school
Source: National Guard
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 66
Weight: 137

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Romeo Tetreault Picture:

The following picture is courtesy of Paul Jurica (Nephew of Co-Pilot John E., Jr. Jurica).

T/Sgt Romeo Tetreault

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Romeo Tetreault Newspaper Article dated 20 July 1944:

The following article is courtesy of Paul Jurica (Nephew of Co-Pilot John E., Jr. Jurica).

GUNNER KILLED: City Gunner Lost Over Yap. Romeo Tetreault, 26, Is Killed in Action. the War Department has notified Mrs. Beatrice (L'Abbee) Tetreault of 130 Tinkham Street that her husband, Staff Sergeant Romeo Tetreault, 26, was killed in action over Yap, Caroline Islands, June 25. He was the only child of Mr. and Mrs Emile Tetreault of 101 Nye Street. He married the former Miss L'Abbee in November 1939.

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Beatrice M. Cole Information
Beatrice M. Cole (first husband was Staff Sgt. Romeo Tetreault):

BEATRICE M. COLE GREENWICH, R.I. -- Beatrice M. Cole, 87, formerly of Hope Street, Providence, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2005, in St. Elizabeth's Home. She was the widow of Robert L. Cole. Her first husband, Staff Sgt. Romeo Tetreault, died during World War II. Born in New Bedford, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Jeffrey and Emelia (Margant) L'Abbe. She was a Providence resident since 1950 and a communicant of St. Raymond's Church. She was an LPN in Boston and attended the former Household Nursing School there. She was employed by the Outlet Co. for 26 years, retiring in 1980. Survivors include a sister, Bertha Sevigny of South Dartmouth, Mass.; six nieces; and five nephews. She was the sister of the late Viola Baron. Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday from Monahan Drabble & Sherman Funeral Home, 230 Waterman St., Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 in St. Raymond's Church, North Main Street, Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence.

Information courtesy of Carl Tatro

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NARA Information:
Information Listed on NARA (National Archives and Records Administration)
  • Massachusetts, Born 1918
  • Enlisted 16 Jan, 1941 New Bedford, Mass.

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