Norwood Soldier Was Previously Listed As Missing
Pfc. Anthony P. Stasis, 27- year – old Norwood Infantry soldier, has been killed in action in Italy, according to word received from the War Department by his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Stasis of 60 Highview street.
The War Department, in an earlier telegram received by the soldier’s parents on November 14th, stated that he had been missing- in action somewhere on the Italian front since October 25th. In a later telegram, however, the War Department stated that he had been killed. There were no further details.
Last August word was received here that Pfc. Stasis had been cited by his regiment of the 88th Infantry Division and awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge for actual participation in combat with the enemy on the Fifth Army front in Italy.
Pfc. Stasis had been In the service since 1941 and went overseas in 1943. He attended the Norwood schools and prior to entering the service was employed at the Neponset Woolen Mills in Canton.
Two brothers in the service are Peter, now with the Pacific fleet, and Edward, who is stationed with the Navy in Panama.