Manayunk Earner of Four Bronze Stars Dies

A Manayunk man who earned four broze stars for his military service died this week.

Salvatore Yacovelli, 97Born in Manayunk, Pa. on Sept. 13, 1916...He served as a Sgt. in the US Army – Air Force in the South Pacific during World War II.
He was part of the Central Pacific Air Offensive-Japan Eastern Mandates, Western Pacific, earning a good conduct medal, American Defense Service Medal and the Asiatic Pacific Services Medal with 4 Bronze Stars...He worked as a Wire Braider with Walker Brothers and as a Mold Changer with Lee Tire & Goodyear for a combined total of over 35 years. [Legacy/Main Line Media]

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