PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN NAGY; U.S. ARMY

May 14, 1925 (Norwalk, CT) – October 27, 1944; 19 years old; married to Rosemary Grimm Nagy of Tacoma, Washington on July 6, 1944; no children
Last local address: 21 Soundview Avenue, South Norwalk
Service number 39622012
137TH ARMY DEPOT

The Norwalk Hour December 6, 1944

Private First Class John Nagy, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis Nagy Sr., 90 Bouton Street, died in the Central Pacific area of septicemia (likely blood poisoning from infection) on October 27, according to a War Department telegram received recently by his sister, Mrs. Mary Makar of 81 Woodward Avenue. PFC Nagy went into the service with an Infantry Training Battalion in the spring, receiving his basic training at Camp Croft, South Carolina. He went overseas in August. He was living in Montana at the time that he went into the service having gone there about four years ago. Besides his sister, he is survived by his wife, the former Rosemary Grimm of Tacoma, Washington; another sister, Mrs. Theresa Peppe of Brooklyn; and one brother, Louis Nagy of 21 Soundview Avenue, Norwalk

The Independent Record of Helena, MT November 4, 1944

Townsend, November 4 – Mr. and Mrs. Frank Grimm have learned from their daughter, Rosemary, that her husband, Private John Nagy, who was with the armed forces in Hawaii, had died of tropical poisoning. Mrs. Nagy is expected to arrive here from Tacoma, Washington, where she has a position in the veterans’ hospital. She will remain for a few days. Private Nagy leaves besides his young wife, who he married last July 6, two sisters and a brother in Norwalk, Connecticut.

Buried in Riverside Cemetery; Section 11, Plot 1.

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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