May 20, 1919 (Accomack, VA) – January 12, 1977 (Norwalk, CT)
Married to the former Josephine Aquino in Norwalk on October 20, 1945
Local addresses: 9 Chestnut Street, South Norwalk (1946); 7 Nolan Street, Norwalk
Enlisted on September 22, 1941 in Norfolk, Virginia
Service number 4059727
Wounded when his ship, Patrol Craft USS PC-496, was destroyed by an Italian torpedo off the coast of Bizerte, Tunisia on June 4, 1943. He survived by holding on to a floating ice box from the ship’s kitchen until he was rescued.