SERGEANT SIDNEY WEITZ; U.S. ARMY

October 29, 1921 (New York, NY) – November 18, 1944; 22 years old; married to Shirley Weitz 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

After temporarily being buried overseas, Sidney was 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.

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

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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