23 Cassin Young Crewmen Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice for there Country


Killed in Action - July 30, 1945

Dominelli, Valentine Sam WT3c (T)



Date of Birth:  17 Mar-24 making him 20 when he died…


Date of Enlistment: 10 Jul-43  Enlisted from Chicago, Il

Reported Aboard: 31 Dec-43  from Rec. Station Terminal Island


Val was in the forward fire room when the Kamikaze hit the ship.  


Final Resting Places:

Buried temporarily on Zamami Shima, Ryuku Retto.

Mount Carmel, Hillside, IL