PRIVATE GEORGE HENRY BRITTO; U.S. ARMY

March 11, 1920 (Norwalk, CT) – July 20, 2004 (Bridgeport, CT); 84 years old
Three sons, George Jr., Arthur and Herman. One daughter Karen
Last local address: 19 Fort Point Street, East Norwalk
Married to Esther Faust on July 4, 1939 in Norwalk, CT
Three sons, George Jr., Arthur and Herman. One daughter Karen
Enlisted May 10, 1944
Serial number 31466947
19TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 314TH INFANTRY REGIMENT


German POW in Stalag 13C Hammelburg Om Main Bavaria 50-10.


From The Norwalk Hour February 20, 1945

Private George H. Britto, 24, husband of Mrs. Esther Britto of 7 Bethel Street, who has been missing in action in Germany since January 20, 1945. He is the son of Mrs. Laura Sherwood of 9 Ann Street, and has been in the armed forces since April 1944.


From The Norwalk Hour April 26, 1945

Private George H. Britto, 24, reported by the War Department as missing in action in Germany since January 20, 1945, is a prisoner of war, and official notice having been received by his wife, Mrs. Esther Britto, of 7 Bethel Street. In addition to the telegram, Mrs. Britto has also received a card from her husband. Private Britto, son of Mrs. Laura Sherwood of 9 Ann Street, entered the armed forces in April 1944, and was stationed at Camp Blanding, Florida, before he went overseas in November 1944.


Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Norwalk, CT; unknown plot

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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