Grosso, Daniel Joseph.

Biography

k-Grosso, Daniel Joseph (Donato); b. September 25, 1909, New Rochelle, New York; Italian American; father Rocco Grosso (b. July 20, 1867, Italy, to US 1895, naturalized 1904), mother Angela V. Samela (1874-?); Single; Resteraunt Worker; Received Passport# 366621 on February 11, 1937 which listed his address as 131 Union Avenue, New Rochelle, New York; Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 1, Section 2; Killed in action July 12, 1937, Brunete.
Siblings: William A. Grosso (1894-?), Jennie Grosso (1896-?), Leonardo Grosso (1897- ?), Charles A. Grosso (1902-1973), Diana Grosso (1907-?), Nicholas Grosso (1911- 2007), and Mildred Grosso (1916-?).

Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Washington; USSDA 2:0605, 55:0129; RGASPI Fond 545 Opis 6 File 903, p.65; Italian. Code A
Photograph: Daniel Grosso, passport photograph, 1937.