FIRST LIEUTENANT OTTO GOLDSTEIN JR.; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

June 29, 1915 (New York, NY) – January 7, 1943; 27 years old; unmarried
Last local address: 64 Winfield Street, East Norwalk
Enlisted on July 14, 1941
Serial Number: O-437983 or 11010957
97TH BOMB GROUP, 341ST BOMB SQUADRON

Working for the National Park Service at Mount Rainier, WA when he signed up for the draft.

Uncle Peter Goldstein died in World War I. Peter and Otto Goldstein Sr., were brothers.

Norwalk High School Class of 1932

Cause of death listed as Listed as “Died Non-Battle” in North Africa.

He enlisted as an Aviation Cadet in the Army Air Force on July 14, 1941. Had enlisted and officer Army Serial Numbers. Assuming he entered into the pilot program and didn’t get commissioned until he received his wings.

Lt Goldstein is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Norwalk CT; Section 18.

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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