May 21, 1921 (Flushing, NY) – December 29, 1944; 23 years old
Last local address: 236 Highland Avenue, Norwalk
Enlisted on March 8, 1943
Service number: 31329165
Unit: 25th Infantry Division, 101st Infantry Regiment

Born to Harvey E. Jr. (1881-1951) and Dorothy Dodge Fisk (1893-1975). One brother Harvey E. III (1917-2002), and one sister Dorothea “Dot” H. Fisk Fulkerson (1919-2009).

Awarded the Purple Heart Medal. Killed by a landmine in Luxembourg.

From 26th Division history: Killed in Action on December 29, 1944

Private Fiore Amato, 101st Infantry Regiment.
Private Oswaldo C. Bertella, 101st Infantry Regiment.
Private John V. Fisk, 101st Infantry Regiment.
Staff Sergeant Robert Irwin, 101st Infantry Regiment.
Private First Class Jack A. Jones, 101st Infantry Regiment.
Technician Fifth Grade Albert M. Malencia, 101st Infantry Regiment.
Private Clarence L. Poore, 101st Infantry Regiment.
Private William H. Powers, 101st Infantry Regiment.
Private Sterling E. Ward, 101st Infantry Regiment.
Private First Class Charles A. Bender, 104th Infantry Regiment.
Private First Class James E. Davidson, 104th Infantry Regiment.
Private Thomas J. Moore Jr., 104th Infantry Regiment.
Private Vincent P. Tarazavich, 104th Infantry Regiment.
Private Seymour Keidan, 328th Infantry Regiment, Company E.
Private First Class Arthur A. Monaghan, 328th Infantry Regiment, Company E.
Private First Class Leo H. Schurman, 328th Infantry Regiment.

From The Norwalk Hour January 17, 1945

John Vernam Fisk, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey F. Fisk of Fairfield, formerly of Flax Hill Road, has been killed in action in Luxembourg according to a telegram received Saturday from the War Department. He was in an Engineers unit in the Third Army.

Private Fisk is buried in Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, 50 Val du Scheid, 2517 Luxembourg City, Luxembourg; Plot H Row 9 Grave 10.


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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