May 19, 1901 (South Norwalk, CT) – January 8, 1945; 43 years old
Married Lillian Richards on August 12, 1922, in Port Chester NY
Two daughters, Dora Mae Cromley White (1925-2020) and Blanche Lillian Cromley Giehrer (1928-1998).
Last local address: 149 South Main Street, South Norwalk

Born to Addison (1870-1911) and Bertha M. Bush Crowley (1875-1928). Brother Clifford (1899-1980).

Wounded on D-Day. Died at U.S. Marine Hospital, Richmond County, Staten Island.
The cause of death is listed as 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. The 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, 81 Riverside Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut; Section 4. Photo by webmaster.


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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