SEAMAN SECOND CLASS STANISLAUS “STANLEY” JOSEPH ORZECH; U.S. NAVY

? 1922 (Connecticut) – December 7, 1941; 19 or 20 years old; unmarried
Father listed at 256 Pratt Street, Meriden
Enlisted on October 15, 1940
Service number 2072961
USS ARIZONA (BB-39)

Unknown date of birth. The 1940 census completed on May 4, 1940, lists Stanley at 18 years old. He was most likely born in 1922. Stanley was the third oldest of eight children to Louis and Frances Orzech. He enlisted on October 15, 1940 and records show he arrived aboard the USS Arizona on December 10, 1940 – a short seven weeks after enlisting.

USS Arizona Memorial

Memorialized Courts of the Missing, Court 1, Honolulu Memorial, 2177 Puowaina Drive, Hawaii

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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