COLONEL SETH WIARD JR.; U.S. ARMY

August 23, 1929 (Meriden, CT) – November 17, 1983 (San Antonio, TX); 54 years oldMarried to Audie Mae Minshew Wiard (1930-2011) of Dothan, Alabama, on January 30, 1954. Divorced August 2, 1983 in Bexar, Texas.No childrenLocal address: 30 Woodbury Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on June 15, 1951. Discharged on August 31, 1977.Serial number O-0064755 Born to SethContinue reading “COLONEL SETH WIARD JR.; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT PATRICK GERARD MCBENNETT SR.; U.S. ARMY

January 14, 1930 (Bronx, NY) – February 28, 2015 (Norwalk, CT); 85 years oldMarried to Helen-Marie Beers McBennett on February 23, 1957 in Norwalk, CT.Children are Kathy McBennett Sasloe (1957-present), Patrick Jr. (1958-present), Joan (1959-present), Ann McBennett Raab (1962-present), Peter (1963-present), Robert (1964-present) and Kevin (1960-2003). Local address: 20 Grandview Avenue and 10 Delaware AvenueEnlistedContinue reading “SERGEANT PATRICK GERARD MCBENNETT SR.; U.S. ARMY”

CORPORAL EUGENE EDWARD KANE; U.S. MARINE CORPS

March 31, 1933 (Norwalk, CT) – February 11, 2012 (Florida); 78 years oldMarried to Muriel Hajas on August 30, 1958 in Bridgeport, CT. Divorced 1961.Married to Rosemarie DeFranco Kane (1933-1991) on April 15, 1962. Divorced 1973.Children (unknown; possibly two with Rosemarie)Local address: 37 Russell StreetUnknown enlistment dateSerial number 1201390Unit: 1st Marine Division (REINF), 7th Marines,Continue reading “CORPORAL EUGENE EDWARD KANE; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

SERGEANT LEROY DANIEL CORBO; U.S. ARMY

January 10, 1928 (Stamford, CT) – May 18, 2004 (Norwalk, CT); 76 years oldMarried to Rose F. Neil on February 21, 1953 in Greenwich, CTMarried to Marjorie Andrus November 26, 1960 in North Canaan, CTMarried to Janet Cowperthwait (1937-1993) on July 29, 1966 in Westport, CTChildren are Frank (1970-present), 3 more sons (unknown). Predeceased byContinue reading “SERGEANT LEROY DANIEL CORBO; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ROBERT OTTO ANDERLE; U.S. MARINE CORPS

June 21, 1933 (Warsaw, Poland) – October 15, 1991 (Texas); 58 years oldMarried to Dorothy Brose Anderle (1936-2007) on July 16, 1960 in Norwalk, CTOne child, Erika Anderle Paradis (1961-present)Local address 58 Woodward Avenue and 46 North Taylor AvenueUnknown enlistment dateService number 1223523 Unit: 1st Marine Division, ReconMOS: 0200, Basic Intelligence Born to Robert AnthonyContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ROBERT OTTO ANDERLE; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE ZOLTAN “ZOLI” DANIEL ERDO; U.S. ARMY

February 20, 1932 (unknown) – presentMarried to Jane Shaw Erdo (1938-present) on January 12, 1963 in Norwalk.Children are: Amy Erdo Portillo (1963-), Daniel (1965-), and daughter Liza Erdo Strong (1967-).Local address: 20 Lowe Street, Glover Avenue and 5 Old Belden Hill Court.Inducted on November 17, 1952. Separated on August 25, 1954.Service number US51217191Unit: 7th InfantryContinue reading “PRIVATE ZOLTAN “ZOLI” DANIEL ERDO; U.S. ARMY”

MASTER SERGEANT JOHN ANDREW CALLAHAN; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

February 9, 1907 (Bridgeport, CT) – May 8, 1954; 47 years old; married the former Dorothy G. Tooker on July 31, 1931 in Norwalk; two children John and JaneLast local address: 200 Woodward Avenue, South NorwalkEnlisted February 24, 1941Service number: 20032951 (also 20132951 on headstone application)20TH AIR DEPOT GROUP, HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS SQUADRON Headstone applicationContinue reading “MASTER SERGEANT JOHN ANDREW CALLAHAN; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ALLEN EDGAR SCOFIELD; U.S. ARMY

January 31, 1932 (Connecticut) – August 29, 1952; 20 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 24 Spring Street, NorwalkEnlisted on January 3, 1952Service number: 11244630Unit: 446th Infantry Division, 123rd Field Artillery Battalion, Battery B Born to Franklin Douglas (1887-1959) and Grace May Sheffler Scofield (1899-1951). Two brothers, Russell E. (1925-1998) and Douglas (1928-2004); two sisters Doris ScofieldContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ALLEN EDGAR SCOFIELD; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH AMERICO RIZZI; U.S. ARMY

May 6, 1932 (Minturno, Italy) – July 23, 1953; 21 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 11 Amundsen Street, NorwalkEnlistment date unknownMOS: 01745, Light Weapons InfantryService Number: 11255930Korean War Project Key No: 25208Unit: 7th Infantry Division, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, G Company On August 10, 2021, the mystery of PFC Rizzi’s birthday and middle name wereContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH AMERICO RIZZI; U.S. ARMY”

CORPORAL JULIUS CAESAR NACCI; U.S. MARINE CORPS

July 11, 1930 (Darien, CT) – October 27, 1950; 20 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 351 Post Road, DarienService Number: 1074317Korean War Project Key No: 21557Unit: 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Battalion, B Company Born to Domenick (1887-1946) and Minerva “Minnie” Wheat Nacci (1893-1959). Two brothers, Louis (1920-2005) and Vincent (1918-1997). Two sisters, AnitaContinue reading “CORPORAL JULIUS CAESAR NACCI; U.S. MARINE CORPS”