PRIVATE BARNEY CONSTANTENO; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

1923 (New Jersey) – July ?, 1944; 20 or 21 years old; unmarried
Last local address: 4 Garner Street, Norwalk
Enlisted January 7, 1942
Service number: 11041269
UNKNOWN UNIT

Norwalk High School Yearbook, Class of 1941

Little information found about Private Constanteno. Last name is spelled differently in several places.

Listed as “Died Of Wounds”.

Injured in March 1944 and released back to duty. Hospitalized and died in roughly July 1944.

1930 census listed at 121 Cleveland Street, New Britain CT as 7-year-old son of Nicola and Jennie Constantino or Constantina. 1940 census listed at 4 Garner Street in Norwalk CT as 16-year-old son of Nicola and Jennie Constantino or Constantina.

No burial information can be found. May 31, 1948 Hartford Courant article states his body was returned to the United States from the Philippines.

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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