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

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. Photo by webmaster.

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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