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October 24, 1918
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(Jan. 11, 1919) -- News of the death of Private George Kalvio, 23, on Oct. 24, 1918, from pneumonia in France, was received by his sister, Miss Toinie Kalvio, of Hillside Avenue, Nutley, NJ. No details were given. Pvt. Kalvio was a member of the 1914 graduating class of Nutley High School. He attended Columbia University in New York before entering the service in April 1918. His father died in June 1918, and the family dispersed. New Jersey records indicate his home of record as 10 Oak Street, Belleville, N.J. He was born in New York City, and joined the Army at Newark on April 2, 1918. Pvt. Kalvio was in Headquarters Company, 312th Infantry Regiment, 78th Infantry Division. He served overseas from May 20, 1918, to his death. Pvt. Kalvio is buried at St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, France, Plot A, Row 19, Grave 29. Sources include: Adapted from The Nutley Sun, Jan. 11, 1919 American Battle Monuments Commission State of New Jersey Dept. of State Div. of Archives & Records Management: World War I Casualties: Descriptive Cards and Photographs.
- ANTHONY BUCCINO