SERGEANT SIDNEY WEITZ; U.S. ARMY

October 29, 1921 (New York, NY) – November 18, 1944; 22 years old
Married to Shirley Rae Wainsten (1925-2006) of Knickerbocker Avenue, Norwalk; no children
Last local address: 6 Arch Street, Norwalk
Enlisted November 4, 1942
Service number: 31247951
10TH DIVISION, 3RD ARMORED TANK BATTALION

Awarded the Purple Heart Medal


Erasmus Hall High School (Brooklyn, NY) Class of ‘36


Photo provided by family member Ben Woessner, via e-mail on October 27, 2019


Sgt Weitz was killed in action in Germany. After temporarily being buried overseas at Margraten American Cemetery in the Netherlands, his remains were repatriated and buried in the Baron Hirsch Cemetery, Staten Island. In May 1966, he was moved to CT; his final resting place is Beth El Cemetery, buried there June 15, 1966. No other information could be found.


Buried at Temple Beth El Memorial Park, Norwalk; Plot K50. Photos 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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