SERGEANT ANTHONY ANTON DAMATO; U.S. ARMY

April 15, 1917 (Bridgeport, CT) – UnknownLast local address: 101 Woodward Avenue, South NorwalkEnlisted on February 17, 1941 in the Pennsylvania National GuardSerial number 20317684UNKNOWN INFANTRY / PARACHUTE REGIMENT German POW camp information is unknown. While Private D’Amato has a POW record on file, the camp information is blank. There is also a hospital recordContinue reading “SERGEANT ANTHONY ANTON DAMATO; U.S. ARMY”

TECHNICAL SERGEANT HARVEY DRAPER COOKE JR.; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

March 28, 1923 (Winthrop, MA) – September 5, 1997 (Lake Worth, FL); 74 years oldMarried to Grace McGuire on September 29, 1945 in Sherman, CTLast local address: Pine Point, RowaytonEnlisted on June 15, 1942Serial number 11072168306TH BOMB GROUP, 367TH BOMB SQUADRON POW in German camp Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11. DetailsContinue reading “TECHNICAL SERGEANT HARVEY DRAPER COOKE JR.; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”

PRIVATE PETER BUFITHIS; U.S. ARMY

August 22, 1920 (Norwalk, CT) – June 3, 2012 (unknown); 91 years oldMarried to Alice Vellios (1924-2005) on December 3, 1950 in Brockton, MALast local address: 12 Academy Street, Norwalk; & 7 Cranbury Woods Road, NorwalkEnlisted April 3, 1943Serial number 31331572UNKNOWN INFANTRY UNIT POW in German Stalag 2B Hammerstein (99 work camps in vicinity ofContinue reading “PRIVATE PETER BUFITHIS; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT SIDNEY CLIFFORD BROWN; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

January 15, 1919 (New Haven, CT) – January 7, 2003 (Middletown, CT); 83 years oldMarried to Charlotte Cohn (1923-1994) on December 7, 1941 in Norwalk, CTMarried to Eileen Porter (1927-2004) on October 16, 1996 in Norwalk, CTOne son, Ronald Wayne, and two daughters, Joanne and Francine.Last local address: 8 Spring Hill Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on FebruaryContinue reading “SERGEANT SIDNEY CLIFFORD BROWN; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”

PRIVATE GEORGE HENRY BRITTO; U.S. ARMY

March 11, 1920 (Norwalk, CT) – July 20, 2004 (Bridgeport, CT); 84 years oldThree sons, George Jr., Arthur and Herman. One daughter KarenLast local address: 19 Fort Point Street, East NorwalkMarried to Esther Faust on July 4, 1939 in Norwalk, CTThree sons, George Jr., Arthur and Herman. One daughter KarenEnlisted May 10, 1944Serial number 3146694719THContinue reading “PRIVATE GEORGE HENRY BRITTO; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT PHILIP ADALARD BONENFANT; U.S. ARMY

February 3, 1912 (Saint-Philippe, Quebec, Canada) – November 8, 1991 (Norwalk, CT); 79 years oldMarried Mavis Reed (1917-2002) on March 2, 1935 in Groveton, NH; divorced in 1941Married Bertha Eleck (1912-2000) on August 4, 1945 in Norwalk, CTLast local address: 67 Cedar Crest Place, NorwalkEnlisted August 25, 1943Serial number 31338286Infantry unit, but exact unit ofContinue reading “SERGEANT PHILIP ADALARD BONENFANT; U.S. ARMY”

TECHNICAL SERGEANT JOHN EUGENE BOISSEAU; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

February 27, 1917 (Sioux City, Iowa) – July 15, 1995 (Atlanta, GA); 78 years oldMarried to Helen Marie Tate on June 26, 1946, in Des Moines, IowaMarried to Mary L. Keuhm on November 27, 1976, in Westport, ConnecticutLast local address: 2 Gonczy Road, WestportEnlisted January 20, 1942Serial number 19078078Unit: 92nd Bombardment Group, 327th Bombardment SquadronContinue reading “TECHNICAL SERGEANT JOHN EUGENE BOISSEAU; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”

CORPORAL ALEXANDER ANDREW BELLUS; U.S. ARMY

April 23, 1917 (Norwalk, CT) – April 11, 1964 (Norwalk, CT); 46 years oldMarried to Sophia Premru (1916-2010) on May 31, 1947 in Norwalk, CTTwo sons, Gary and PeterLast local address: 333 Flax Hill Road, South NorwalkEnlisted January 19, 1942Serial number 310406325TH ARMORED DIVISION, 707TH TANK BATTALION, 707TH HEADQUARTERS COMPANY Held in German camp StalagContinue reading “CORPORAL ALEXANDER ANDREW BELLUS; U.S. ARMY”

FIRST SERGEANT JAMES LEWIS BEERS; U.S. ARMY

October 25, 1920 (Norwalk, CT) – June 28, 1993 (Brookfield, CT); 72 years oldMarried to Swedish-born Britta Ingegerd Weber on April 18, 1942 in Elizabeth, NJLast local address: 21 Chestnut Street, South NorwalkEnlisted September 2, 1942Serial number 1109478342ND INFANTRY DIVISION German POW in Stalag 9B Bad Orb Hessen-Nassau, Prussia 50-09. From The Norwalk Hour AprilContinue reading “FIRST SERGEANT JAMES LEWIS BEERS; U.S. ARMY”

FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIAM HENRY BARNUM III; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

December 8, 1917 (Lime Rock, CT) – December 18, 2009 (Laconia, NH); 92 years oldMarried to Mary Ann Ainsworth (1924-2001) on April 28, 1945, in DarienTwo daughters, Susan (1946-) and Sally Barnum Oak (1946-). One son, Peter (1950-). Serial number 11040832 (enlisted) and O-1312470 (officer)Enlisted on December 29, 1941Unknown unit Born to Richard N. (1876-1929)Continue reading “FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIAM HENRY BARNUM III; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”