Joseph M. Pazinick

Joseph Pazinick was born in New Jersey on 3/6/1916 to Mary and Ignas Pazinick who were from Poland. He had three sisters. The family lived in Lincoln Park, NJ and in West Englewood, NJ.

Joseph was married to Marie Pazinick. He entered the Navy in April of 1943 and was trained at Camp Peary in Virginia and at Camp Parks in California. Joseph served in Hawaii and later was shipped out to combat areas in the Pacific. He served in the 95th Division Construction Battalion in the Navy and was a Ship’s Cook, Third Class.

This brave man was killed in action on 9/30/44 during the invasion of the Island of Peleliu.

He is buried at Saint Cyrils Roman Catholic Cemetery in Boonton, NJ.

WWII Scrapbook

  1. October 19, 1944
  2. October 28, 1944

Ancestry.com

  1. 1930 United States Federal Census
  2. U. S. Headstone Application for Miliary Veterans, 1926-1963

fold3.com (Historical Military Records)

  1. WWII Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Casualty List

National World War II Memorial, Wash., D.C. Website

  1. Navy Department Files - Ship's Cook 3c Joseph Michael Pazinick

Find A Grave Website

  1. Joseph Michael Pazinick