CHIEF PETTY OFFICER JAMES SKIDD; U.S. NAVY

October 14, 1899 (Norwalk, CT) – June 1, 1943; 43 years old; unmarried
Last local address: 81 Fairfield Avenue, Norwalk
Enlisted on October 31, 1942
Service number: 11101454

Died at Brooklyn Naval Hospital. According to his obituary, he was assigned to duty in the Aleutian Islands. He was returned to Seattle for medical treatment in May 1943 and transferred to Brooklyn Naval Hospital where he died. Member of the Knights of Columbus. Owned and operated Corpy’s Lunch, a restaurant on Railroad Avenue.

Buried at St. John’s Cemetery; Section B1.

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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