How Anthony P Damato Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Anthony P Damato reached the too young age of 21 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous War Hero.

Biography - A Short Wiki

U.S. Marine who sacrificed himself by throwing himself on top of an enemy grenade while serving at Engebi Island during World War II. He received a posthumous Medal of Honor for his sacrifice.

He worked as a truck driver before enlisting in the Marine Corps.

The Navy destroyer USS Damato was named in his honor in 1945.

His brother, Neil, was also a soldier and was killed in Germany in 1943.

He was given the Medal of Honor by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

How did Anthony P Damato die?

Information about the death of Anthony P Damato
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death21 years
ProfessionWar Hero
Death dateFebruary 20, 1944
Place of deathEnewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands
Place of burialN/A