SERGEANT SIDNEY WEITZ; U.S. ARMY

October 29, 1921 (New York, NY) – November 18, 1944; 22 years old
Married to Shirley Goldstein of 15 E. Moshulu Parkway, Bronx, NY on December 28, 1941
Last local address: 6 Arch Street, Norwalk
Enlisted November 4, 1942
Service number: 31247951
Unit: 10th Infantry Division, 3rd Armored Tank Battalion

Awarded the Purple Heart Medal

Purple Heart Medal image contributed by Ben Woessner on April 1, 2022.
Purple Heart Medal image contributed by Ben Woessner on April 1, 2022.

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


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


Photo provided by Ben Woessner, via e-mail on May 15, 2022.


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 Connecticut. His final resting place is Beth El Cemetery where he was reinterred on June 15, 1966.


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


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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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