Era: World War II
Military Branch: Navy
Onerato Joseph Belluzzo
Mr. Belluzzo inducted into the Naval Reserve February 14, 1943, at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. Home at entry: Chisholm, Minnesota.
He served as a Gunner''s Mate Second Class, explosives expert, and diver with the 117th USN Construction Battalion (Seabees) in the Pacific Theater (Hawaii, Saipan) constructing landing strips, roads and barracks.
He was honorably discharged on December 9, 1945, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Source: Hometown Heroes: The Saint Louis County World War II Project, page 35.