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John Arcisz Military Service Portrait


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John Arcisz Military Service Portrait


John J. Arcisz
PM2 United States Navy Reserve
Born: Oct 26, 1920
Died: Feb 18,1945

The three Arcisz brothers, Bruno of the Marines, Joe of the Army ,and John of the Navy, were all home together on leave in September 1944. This was the first known instance of three brothers being home at the same time in Maynard.

John was killed during a Japanese air attack upon his Destroyer Escort USS Blcssman near Iwo Jima, the day before the Marines went ashore. John was buried at sea and memorialized in the Punchbowl. Hawaii.

The portrait is on display in the Maynard Veterans' Wall of Honor in the Soup Campbell Room, Lower Level of Maynard Town Hall




Description researched and provided by Andrew Mitzcavitch
See 2019.155

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Framed Photo 8x10

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10 inches