FIRST OFFICER MYRON A. CROMLEY; U.S. NAVY AND USATC

May 19, 1901 (South Norwalk, CT) – January 8, 1945; 43 years old; married Lillian Richards August 12, 1922 in Port Chester NY; two daughters, Dora Mae and Blanche Lillian Cromley Giehrer
Last local address: 149 South Main Street, South Norwalk
Wounded on D-Day. Died at U.S. Marine Hospital, Richmond County, Staten Island.
Cause of death listed at bronchogenic carcinoma of the right lung.

From The Norwalk Hour January 10, 1945       

Funeral services for First Officer Myron Cromley, USATC, 149 South Main Street, who passed away Monday at the U.S. Marine Hospital, Staten Island, NY, will be held Friday afternoon at 2:30 at the Advent Church, East Norwalk. Reverend Linden Carter, pastor, will officiate. Interment will take place in Riverside Cemetery. First Officer Cromley served in the U.S. Navy from 1919 to 1922; entered the U.S. Army Transport Corps, serving in England. He was in France on D-Day. He will be accorded full military honors. First Officer Cromley is survived by his widow, Lillian Richards Cromley; two daughters Dora Mae and Blanche Lilliam Cromley of Norwalk; one brother Clifford Cromley of East Norwalk. Friends may call at the Ganung Funeral Home from 7 to 10 this evening and on Thursday from 2 to 10 P.M.

Buried at Riverside Cemetery, Section 4.

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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