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Flowers added to the memorial appear on the bottom of the memorial or here on the Flowers tab. Toby Knight has been quite succe... Why belong to the NIA? His citation reads "He charged 200 yards over flat, coverless terrain to destroy an enemy machinegun nest during the second day of the offensive which broke through the German cordon of steel around the Anzio beachhead. Private First Class Bryant was a member of the 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. You need a Find a Grave account to add things to this site. Outpost #22 members have been actively enjoying summer, by playing more. By his supreme sacrifice, superb fighting courage, and heroic devotion to the attack, Sgt. Include gps location with grave photos where possible. Sorry! By his supreme sacrifice, superb fighting courage, and heroic devotion to the attack, Sgt. Plese check the I'm not a robot checkbox.'. Sylvester Antolak (September 10, 1916 St. Clairsville, Ohio May 24, 1944 Cisterna di Littoria, Italy) was a United States Army Sergeant who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for actions on May 24, 1944. World War II. We do not have any photo volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. ... View photos about Sylvester Antolak at Fold3.com. Sergeant Antolak also understood the cost of freedom. If a new volunteer signs up in your requested photo location, they may see your existing request and take the photo. I thought you might like to see a memorial for Sylvester Antolak I found on Findagrave.com. World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. View Sylvester Antolak's memorial on Fold3. It was built in 1945 in Baltimore, Maryland (United States), to transport troops during World War II. With one shoulder deeply gashed and his right arm shattered, he continued to rush directly into the enemy fire concentration with his submachinegun wedged under his uninjured arm until within 15 yards of the enemy strong point, where he opened fire at deadly close range, killing 2 Germans and forcing the remaining 10 to surrender. 5534.62 Sergeant Sylvester Antolak Medal of Honor Recipient Memorial Highway. The 11:30 AM meeting on Tue... Outpost #1 met at Elgin Public House in Elgin, Illinois, on 23 May 2017. Copyright (C) 2016 Society of the 3rd Infantry Division. Utterly disregarding the hail of bullets concentrated upon him, he had stormed ahead nearly three-fourths of the space between strong points when he was instantly killed by hostile enemy fire. On 5 December, 2015, the valiant members of Outpost #3 met at Fatz Café in Orangeburg, SC for lunch and a walk, or seve... Outpost 3 members: Please check your calendars for this summer and early fall.We are planning to put together two interesting and enjoyable ... Fort George Wright Photos larger than 8Mb will be reduced. Also an additional 2 volunteers within fifty miles. On 31 October 1947, a Boulder Victory-class cargo ship was renamed Sgt. To enact sections 5534.61 and 5534.62 of the Revised Code to designate portions of Interstate Route 70 in Belmont County as the "Sergeant Sylvester Antolak Medal of Honor Recipient Memorial Highway" and the "Sergeant Emile DeLeau, Jr. Medal of Honor Recipient Memorial Highway." Who Put it Here? The meeting started at 11:50 AM with the members reciting the Pledge of All... President Bill Vanark opened the Outpost #18 meeting at the Five Pillars Supper Club at 10:30 AM with the playing of the “Star Spangled Bann... April 23, 2017: Outpost #18 will meet at 10:30 AM at The Five Pillars Supper Club, Hwy 57 & Cty Truck Hwy. He served in the United States Army during World War II as a Sergeant in Company B, 15th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division. Sylvester Antolak by dedicating a … On May 24th, cut off from the advance by two enemy strongpoints, with his platoon in danger of collapsing, Sergeant Antolak charged across a flat, open field against the enemy. Becoming a Find a Grave member is fast, easy and FREE. Harold Nelson’s daughter and husband came in from Grand Junction, CO to ... On March 4th many of us came together for Harold Nelson’s 102nd Birthday Celebration held at the Biaggio’s Restaurant in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Cera Memorial Highway Legislation Heads To Governor's Desk. Sylvester Antolak is among the 28,834 American Gold Star casualties recorded in our archive with close ties to Ohio. Edit a memorial you manage or suggest changes to the memorial manager. Thank you for fulfilling this photo request. Sylvester Antolak was 27 when he died and he is buried in the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno, Italy; Plot C, Row 12, Grave 13. 5534.62 Sergeant Sylvester Antolak Medal of Honor Recipient Memorial Highway 5534.63 Sergeant Joseph W. Danison Memorial Highway 5534.631 Sgt. Sylvester Antolak US Army Medal of Honor in action taken near Cisterna Di Littoria Italy May 24, 1944 resident of Richmond Township Side B Sylvester Antolak Sergeant US Army Company B 15th . Summary Facts Stories Gallery. Grave of Antolak at the Sicily–Rome American Cemetery and Memorial. The Challenge Coin Program being administered by 1st Sgt. Fully 30 yards in advance of his squad, he ran into withering enemy machine gun, machine-pistol and rifle fire. GREAT NEWS! GREAT NEWS! All photos uploaded successfully, click on the Done button to see the photos in the gallery. In the memorial grounds, there is a large polished black granite marker, which says “Freedom is not Free.” 2014 Korean Veteran Memorial Park, Palo, Leyte Sylvester Antolak. Sylvester Antolak Sergeant US Army Company B 15th Infantry 3rd Infantry Division near Cisterna Di Littoria, Italy May 24, 1944 he charged 200 yards over flat, coverless terrain to destroy an enemy machine gun nest during the second day of the offensive which broke through the German cordon of steel around the Anzio beachhead. Sylvester Antolak's hometown, St. Clairsville, will gather todayat their county courthouse to dedicate a white granite memorial to the local hero who helped defeat fascist Italy. Please complete the captcha to let us know you are a real person. Save to an Ancestry Tree, a virtual cemetery, your clipboard for pasting or Print. A system error has occurred. By his supreme sacrifice, superb fighting courage, and heroic devotion to the attack, Sgt. For Edits select Suggest Edits on the memorial page. Inspired by his example, his squad went on to overwhelm the enemy troops. Three times he was struck by bullets and knocked to the ground, but each time, he struggled to his feet to continue his relentless advance. During World War II Sgt. The citizens of Ohio honored WWII Medal of Honor Recipient Sgt. Sylvester Antolak by dedicating a portion of Interstate 70, near his hometown of St. Clairsville, OH, as the Sgt. To suggest a change to a cemetery page, visit the Cemetery Corrections forum. Sylvester Antolak 1916 – 1944. Bush said Antolak led Staff Sgt. Sylvester Antolak in his honor, and was used as a troop transport ship through the end of the Korean War. If you have questions, please contact support@findagrave.com. Sylvester Antolak US Army — Medal of Honor Recipient — Side A In Honor of Sgt. Sylvester Antolak Memorial HIghway Dedication Ceremony HIGHLIGHTS The citizens of Ohio honored WWII Medal of Honor Recipient Sgt. Drag images here or select from your computer for Sylvester Antolak memorial. On May 24, 1944, Sgt. Are you adding a grave photo that will fulfill this request? You are only allowed to leave one flower per day for any given memorial. Medal of Honor (Army) Please reset your password. An email has been sent to the person who requested the photo informing them that you have fulfilled their request, There is an open photo request for this memorial. Spokane, WA Place the pin on the map to plot a location. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed ), memorial page for Sylvester Antolak (10 Sep 1916–24 May 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. In November of 2018, a Netflix original show, called Medal of Honor, featured Sylvester's story in episode one. Sylvester Antolak Sergeant US Army Company B 15th Infantry 3rd Infantry Division near Cisterna Di Littoria, Italy May 24, 1944 he charged 200 yards over flat, coverless terrain to destroy an enemy machine gun nest during the second day of the offensive which broke through the German cordon of steel around the Anzio beachhead. Outpost #4 met on September 9th at 1:30 PM at the Washington State Veterans’ Home, 222 E. 5th Avenue, Spokane, Washin... Outpost #4 met 6 April, 2016, at the Washington State Veterans Home in Spokane, Washington. Sergeant Sylvester Antolak was killed in action on 24 May 1944. We have a volunteer within fifty miles of your requested photo location. “These two American heroes went above and beyond the call of duty. Read More. Three times he was struck by bullets and knocked to the ground, but each time he struggled to his feet to continue his relentless advance. Remove advertising from a memorial by sponsoring it for just $5. Are you sure that you want to report this flower to administrators as offensive or abusive? Sylvester Antolak (1916 St. Clairsville, Ohio – May 24, 1944 Cisterna di Littoria, Italy) was a United States Army Sergeant posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for actions on May 24, 1944. Sergeant Antolak was an American of Polish descent. He reorganized his men and, refusing to seek medical attention so badly needed, chose to lead the way toward another strong point 100 yards distant. View Sylvester Antolak's memorial on Fold3. Near Cisterna di Littoria, Italy, he charged 200 yards over flat, coverless terrain to destroy an enemy machinegun nest during the second day of the offensive which broke through the German cordon of steel around the Anzio beachhead. Long Title To enact sections 5534.61 and 5534.62 of the Revised Code to designate portions of Interstate Route 70 in Belmont County as the "Sergeant Sylvester Antolak Medal of Honor Recipient Memorial Highway" and the "Sergeant Emile DeLeau, Jr. Medal of Honor Recipient Memorial Highway." Sylvester Antolak. Antolak was directly responsible for eliminating 20 Germans, capturing an enemy machinegun, and clearing the path for his company to advance". The ... On Saturday, April 30 over twenty members and guests got together for Outpost 54’s meeting at the Brass Door restaurant in San Ramon, Califo... April 5, 2017: Outpost #4 will meet at Golden Corral, 7117 N. Division Drive, Spokane, WA, at 11:30 AM. ). The deadline is August 5th, 2016. Sylvester Antolak, a Soldier assigned to 1st Platoon, Company B, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, made the ultimate sacrifice for his men against the German enemy. Resend Activation Email. This memorial has been copied to your clipboard. Sylvester Antolak 56m. Antolak was directly responsible for eliminating 20 Germans, capturing an enemy machinegun, and clearing the path for his company to advance. Sylvester Antolak was 27 when he died and he is buried in the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno, Italy; Plot C, Row 12, Grave 13. Sylvester Antolak (T-AP192) while being stationed in Korea. This was the ship Díaz sailed on to Korea. The citizens of Ohio honored WWII Medal of Honor Recipient Sgt. The town of Le Luc in Provence, which two years ago dedicated a commemorative plaque honoring the 3d Infantry Division for its part in the liberation ... [Editor’s Note: For those who are not familiar with the flag-raising at Obersalzberg/ Berchtesgaden, the 3rd Infantry Division landed in Southern Fr... OP 5845 organized an award ceremony for Marne Man Robert A. Dutil on 14 November in Williams, California, at the Sacramento Valley Museum which had pr... Joe and I sent two Society Challenge Coins to Jocelyne Papelard: one for her and one for Aaron, the little boy who flies the American Flag every day i... Our member in France, Jocelyne Papelard, recently wrote, “Thank you for the beautiful article in the newsletter. Three times he was struck by bullets and knocked to the ground, but each time he struggled to his feet to continue his relentless advance. Inspired by his example, his squad went on to overwhelm the enemy troops. Fully 30 yards in advance of his squad, he ran into withering enemy machinegun, machine-pistol and rifle fire. This flower has been reported and will not be visible while under review. Long Title To enact sections 5534.61 and 5534.62 of the Revised Code to designate portions of Interstate Route 70 in Belmont County as the "Sergeant Sylvester Antolak Medal of Honor Recipient Memorial Highway" and the "Sergeant Emile DeLeau, Jr. Medal of Honor Recipient Memorial Highway." Anna K. ... Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed ), memorial page for Mary Catherine Antolak (10 Nov 1876–14 Mar 1978), Find a Grave Memorial no. Sergeant Antolak was a Polish-American. 47 Ohio (Belmont County), St. Clairsville — In Honor of Sgt. Utterly disregarding the hail of bullets concentrated upon him, he had stormed ahead nearly three-fourths of the space between strong points when he was instantly killed by hostile enemy fire. This account has been disabled. His Medal was posthumously awarded to him on October 19, 1945. You have chosen this person to be their own family member. Sylvester Antolak. Members will meet at the 3rd Infantry Division Monument ... Plans are complete for OP #7 to once again remember andpay tribute to the Marnemen who have gone before us. The memorial hall is a museum to the PEFTOK, and was inaugurated by President Fidel Valdez Ramos (born 1928), who was also a veteran of the Korean War under the 20 th BCT. . Your account has been locked for 30 minutes due to too many failed sign in attempts. By his supreme sacrifice, superb fighting courage, and heroic devotion to the attack, Sgt. based on information from your browser. With one shoulder de… Fully 30 yards in advance of his squad, he ran into withering enemy machinegun, machine-pistol and rifle fire. GREAT NEWS! Try again later. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 30, 1950. 5534.62 Sergeant Sylvester Antolak Medal of Honor Recipient Memorial Highway. With one shoulder deeply gashed and his right arm shattered, he continued to rush directly into the enemy fire concentration with his submachinegun wedged under his uninjured arm until within 15 yards of the enemy strong point, where he opened fire at deadly close range, killing 2 Germans and forcing the remaining 10 to surrender. This was the ship Díaz sailed on to Korea. We urge all outpost members, relatives, a... After serving as president for several years, James Bourgeois has been forced to leave office because of health issues. Discover and add pictures, bio information and documents about the life of Sylvester Antolak. Please try again later. Please check your email and click on the link to activate your account. Cera’s legislation honors two Eastern Ohio soldiers, Sergeant Sylvester Antolak and Sergeant Emile DeLeau, Jr., who bravely fought in World War II and received America’s highest military honor for their acts of valor. You may not upload any more photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 20 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 5 photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 30 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 20 photos to this memorial. Oops, we were unable to send the email. Enter a valid email address and a feedback message. Thanks for your help! For help using the website visit our help page or contact support@findagrave.com. On 31 October 1947, a Boulder Victory-class cargo ship was renamed Sgt. That sections 5534.61 and 5534.62 of the Revised Code be enacted to read as follows: Sec. Provided by Jocelyne Papelard Sylvester Antolak W.W. II. The sponsor of a memorial may add an additional. Make sure that the file is a photo. English He joined the army from his hometown in July 1941. : Emile DeLeau Jr. W.W. II. Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? 47 Ohio (Belmont County), St. Clairsville — In Honor of Sgt. : the Lompoc and Carlsba... Outpost #15 will participate in the 2017 Phoenix Veterans Day Parade in November with a meeting to follow. If you travel to the town of Nettuno, Italy, east of Anzio and about twenty miles outside of Rome, you will find an Amercian Battle Monument Cemetery. 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