Anthony E. Jannace was born on December 12, 1919.
During World War II, Anthony Jannace served as a Private First Class with the 2nd Engineer Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, as a demolition specialist. He served with the 2nd Infantry Division throughout the war from training in the United States to returning home. He participated in all five combat campaigns of the 2nd Infantry Division, battles in Normandy, northern France, the Battle of the Bulge, Germany and Central Europe. The President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, awarded members of the 2nd Engineer Battalion a Presidential Citation for their action during the Battle of the Bulge. At the end of the war, Anthony stayed with the 2nd Engineer Battalion in Pilsen. After the war, Anthony returned home but served the next 30 years on active duty and in the United States Army Reserve.
Anthony E. Jannace died on October 4, 1983 at the age of 63 and is buried in Calverton National Cemetery, New York State. Mr.