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De Matti Park

Tompkins Ave., bet. Chestnut St. and Shaughnessy La.

Staten Island

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Nicholas De Matti Playground is one of nine playgrounds that Parks built through a war memorial fund. They opened simultaneously on July 15, 1934. De Matti was a Private, First Class, in Company K, 310th Infantry, 78th Division, and a Staten Island native. He died in action in the Mihiel Sector at St. North Thiaucourt, France on September 26, 1918, less than two months before the end of World War I (1914-1918).

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