SERGEANT HERBERT JOSEPH NOWACK; U.S. ARMY

June 21, 1918 (Westport, CT) – October ?, 1980; 62 years old
Married to Marie Erickson Nowack (1917-) on April 20, 1942 in Norwalk, CT
Son Paul Arthur Nowack (1948-2010) and daughter Carol Nowack Cline (1946-2017).
Local address: 21 Rowan Street and 2 Fourth Street
Enlisted on August 13, 1940
Service number 11019550
Unit: unknown

Born to August (1889-1963) and Cynthia Nowack (1887-1953). Brothers George (1911-1980) and Henry (1913-1982) and sisters Rose (1916-1997), Anna (1921-1997) and Marie (1925-1983).

Awarded the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart Medal.


From The Norwalk Hour March 10, 1945

PFC H.J. NOWACK WOUNDED IN ACTION

PFC Herbert J. Nowack, husband of Mrs. Marie Nowack of 93 East Avenue, was wounded in action in Europe early last month. Mrs. Nowack was advised of her husband’s injury in a card from the War Department, which stated that he is making a normal recovery. The son of Mr. and Mrs. August Nowack of 21 Rowan Street, PFC Nowack has been in the Army for five years. Before entering the service, he was employed at the Hat Corporation of America.


From The Norwalk Hour June 4, 1945

PFC HERBERT NOWACK GETS BRONZE STAR

The Bronze Star Medal recently awarded Private First Class Herbert J. Nowack, now in Germany, was received yesterday by his wife, Mrs. Marie Erickson Nowack of 93 East Avenue, who is awaiting information regarding the circumstance prompting the award. PFC Nowack, the son of Mr. and Mrs. August Nowack of 21 Rowan Street, is also possessor of the Purple Heart Medal for wounds in action suffered in February. Before he went into the Army five years ago, he was with the Hat Corporation of America.


Burial information is unknown.


END

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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