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William Valentino Ferrary

Civilian. American

Born  23 Dec 1900New York, NY
Died  26 Mar 1962(61)Bronx, NY

Roster information listed for William Valentino Ferrary

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
DorchesterTroop transportPassenger3 Feb 1943U-223 (1)

Personal information

Son of Giuseppe and Eliza Ferrari; husband of Mary Ferrary, of New York, NY. William Valentino Ferrary had served as Sergeant First Class in the US Army from 6 February 1918 to 20 March 1919. He was a carpenter and took passage aboard Dorchester to be employed as construction worker on a military base in Greenland.


  1. “No Greater Glory: The Four Immortal Chaplains and the Sinking of the Dorchester” by Dan Kurzman

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