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PFC Andrew G. Biggio
U.S. Army







Sources:
- American Legion Post 146, Winthrop, Mass.
- 34th Infantry Division Resources
- Liber Actorum, Boston Latin School, 1944
- Biggio Square Dedication at Main and Herman Streets, Winthrop Transcript, Friday, September 15, 2017
- PFC Biggio Honored During Heartfelt Dedication Ceremony, Winthrop Transcript, Friday, September 22, 2017


Andrew G. Biggio - U.S. Army, WWII - enlisted on November 11, 1943 and was assigned as an Infantry replacement to "B" Company, 135th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division. He was killed in action September 17, 1944 when his unit was assaulting German positions along the Gothic Line in Italy. The mountain range he was on suffered a barrage of artillery fire. Pfc. Biggio was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart during this action. He was born and raised in Winthrop, MA, attended Winthrop schools through the ninth grade and transferred to Boston Latin High School from which he graduated.

Boston Latin High School Class of 1944

Memorial location: Corner of Main and Hermon streets

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