Torre, Ernest J. (6th Grp)

Ernest J. Torre

Biography:  Earnest James Torre was born on March 6, 1906 in Booklyn, New York. He was the son of Francesco Torre and Caterina D’Agosto, both of whom had emmigrated from Italy. He completed grammar school and the 1930 Census shows he was employed as a Shipping Clerk for a lamp factory.

Service Time:  Earnest entered the Army on March 21, 1941, at Jamaica, NY. He eventually was assigned to the 6th Tank Destroyer Group and is listed on their payroll roster for July 28, 1943. He was discharged on October 1, 1945.

The 1950 Census indicates he was working as a paint mixer for a wall paper business. Earnest passed away on September 8, 1990.