John Basilone Death Cause and Date

John Basilone's Death

Born (Birthday) November 4, 1916

Death Date February 19, 1945

Age of Death 28 years

Cause of Death Killed In Action

Profession War Hero

The war hero John Basilone died at the age of 28. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant who earned the Medal of Honor for his bravery at Guadalcanal.

He met his future wife, Lena Mae Riggi, while she was serving as a Marine Corps Women’s Reserve officer at Camp Pendleton.