April 10, 1925 (Quebec, Canada) – December 21, 1944; 19 years old; unmarried
Last local address: 8 Clay Street, South Norwalk
Enlisted April 3, 1944
Service number: 31461569
MEDICAL DEPARTMENT, 193RD GENERAL HOSPITAL
Fifth born of nine children to William and Marie Paul.
Official cause of death “Non-Battle.”
From The Norwalk Hour January 18, 1945
Private John M. Paul, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Paul of 8 Clay Street, was killed in action in France on December 21st according to a War Department Telegram received yesterday by his parents. Private Paul, attached to the Medical Corps, 193rd General Hospital was inducted into the Army on April 3, 1944, and completed a 17-week course at Camp Barkeley, Texas. Before going into the service, he was a machinist at General Aircraft Equipment Inc.
Reinterred to Saint John’s Cemetery, Norwalk in 1949; Section A1, Grave 684