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: unknownLocal address: 37 Russell StreetUnknown enlistment dateSerial number 1201390Unit: 1st Marine Division (REINF), 7th Marines, 1st Battalion, Weapons CompanyMOS: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, CTSons, Daniel W. (1963-1964), Lee A. (1967-), Chuck? (1969-), andContinue 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 Avenue, in NorwalkUnknown enlistment dateService number 1223523 Unit: 1st Marine Division, ReconMOS: 0200, Basic Intelligence Born toContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ROBERT OTTO ANDERLE; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

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

February 20, 1932 (Norwalk, CT) – presentMarried 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, NorwalkInducted on November 17, 1952. Separated on August 25, 1954.Service number US51217191Unit: 7thContinue 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 oldMarried the former Dorothy G. Tooker (1909-2002) on July 31, 1931 in NorwalkChildren, Dorothy J (1937-1992), 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 BornContinue 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 in October 1952MOS: 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 nameContinue 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”

FIRST LIEUTENANT JOHN BERNARD “JACKIE” MCGUINNESS; U.S. AIR FORCE

October 18, 1928 (Norwalk, CT) – July 19, 1951; 22 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 402B Washington Village, South NorwalkService number: 1911864Korean War Project Key No: 19499Unit: 452nd Bomb Wing, 729th Bomb SquadronMissing In Action (MIA); DPAA lists his case as “Deferred”; deferred cases are assessed to have no new and/or viable leads, or have restrictionsContinue reading “FIRST LIEUTENANT JOHN BERNARD “JACKIE” MCGUINNESS; U.S. AIR FORCE”

ENSIGN GEORGE ALAN MARTIN; U.S. NAVY

December 13, 1928 (Norwalk, CT) – February 7, 1951; 22 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 477 New Canaan Ave, NorwalkService Number: 505344Korean War Project Key No: 36701Unit: USS Valley Forge (CV-45); Fighter Squadron 24 (FITRON 24)Missing In Action (MIA); at sea; DPAA lists his case as “Non-Recoverable” Born to George L. (1894-1982) and Marie L. MartinContinue reading “ENSIGN GEORGE ALAN MARTIN; U.S. NAVY”