PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JAMES THOMAS FABRIZIO, U.S. ARMY

May 12, 1946 (Norwalk, CT) – July 10, 1967; 21 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 20 Neptune Avenue, South NorwalkEnlisted on August 31, 1966; MOS: 11B1P, Airborne Infantry ParatrooperTour Start Date: March 7, 1967Service number: RA11799131173RD AIRBORNE BRIGADE, 503RD INFANTRY, 4TH BATTALION, COMPANY B Casualty Location: Kon Tum, South Vietnam (Hill 830) James is on The Wall at Panel 23E, Line 41 Awarded theContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JAMES THOMAS FABRIZIO, U.S. ARMY”

SPECIALIST FOURTH CLASS WILLIE CECIL DAVIS; U.S. ARMY

November 15, 1948 (Farmville, NC) – May 19, 1969; 20 years oldMarried to Anna Asberry Davis on October 11, 1968 in NorwalkOne son, MichaelLast local address: 6 Pine Street, NorwalkEnlisted on October 13, 1967; MOS: 16F20, Light Air Defense Artillery Crew-memberTour Start Date: October 18, 1968Service number: 67037580I FIELD FORCE, 108TH ARTILLERY GROUP, 44TH ARTILLERY REGIMENT, 1ST BATTALION,Continue reading “SPECIALIST FOURTH CLASS WILLIE CECIL DAVIS; U.S. ARMY”

CAPTAIN JOSEPH ORVILLE “JOEY” BROWN; U.S. AIR FORCE

September 29, 1934 (Norwalk, CT) – April 19, 1966; 31 years oldMarried to the former Marilyn Gould on December 23, 1955 in SacramentoTwo daughters Karen and LauraLast local address: 5 Harvard Street, NorwalkEnlisted on May 9, 1955; Air Force Specialty Code: 1023C, PilotTour Start Date: March 22, 1966Service number: 541957TH AIR FORCE, 505TH TACTICAL AIR CONTROL GROUP, 21ST TACTICALContinue reading “CAPTAIN JOSEPH ORVILLE “JOEY” BROWN; U.S. AIR FORCE”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS CHARLES WILLIAM “CHIP” BACHMAN JR.; U.S. ARMY

July 22, 1949 (Norwalk, CT) – October 02, 1969; 20 years oldMarried to Rose Schroeter Bachman on September 1, 1967 in NorwalkOne child, Charles who passed in 2007Last local address: 1 Testa Place, South Norwalk and 74 Dry Hill Road, NorwalkEnlisted on February 18, 1969; MOS: 91A10, Medical CorpsmanTour Start Date: July 27, 1969; killed 2 months, 6 daysContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS CHARLES WILLIAM “CHIP” BACHMAN JR.; U.S. ARMY”

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

? 1932 (Minturno, Italy) – July 23, 1953; 20-21 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 11 Amundsen Street, NorwalkEnlistment date unknown; MOS: 01745, Light Weapons InfantryService Number: 11255930Korean War Project Key No: 252087TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 31ST INFANTRY REGIMENT, 2ND BATTALION, G COMPANY Casualty Location: Outpost Dale, near Old Baldy (Hill 266 near Yeoncheon-gun, South Korea) Awarded theContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH A. 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: 215571ST MARINE DIVISION, 1ST MARINE REGIMENT, 1ST BATTALION, B COMPANY Casualty Location: Wonsan, Kojo, Hill 109 Awarded the Purple Heart Medal From The Norwalk Hour February 18, 1955 Interment services forContinue 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: 19499452ND BOMB WING, 729TH BOMB SQUADRON Casualty Location: between Kuni-Ri & Kanggye, North Korea in a B-26B, Aircraft #: 44-34560 Awarded the Air Medal and Purple Heart Medal First LieutenantContinue 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 old; unmarriedLast local address: 477 New Canaan Ave, NorwalkService Number: 505344Korean War Project Key No: 36701USS VALLEY FORGE (CV-45); Fighter Squadron 24 (FITRON 24) Casualty location: off South Korea; aircraft crash, remains not recovered Awarded the Purple Heart Medal From text of combat actionContinue reading “ENSIGN GEORGE ALAN MARTIN; U.S. NAVY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS DONALD CARROLL BROWNE; U.S. MARINE CORPS

June 4, 1931 (Norwalk, CT) – October 29, 1952; 21 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 42 Chestnut Hill Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted March 10, 1952; 0311, RiflemanService Number: 1248616Korean War Project Key No: 34331ST MARINE DIV, 1st Marine Regiment, 3RD battalion, I COMPANY Casualty Location: Western Outposts, South Korea Awarded the Purple Heart Medal Private First Class BrowneContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS DONALD CARROLL BROWNE; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE FRANK NICHOLAS BEERWA; U.S. ARMY

September 24, 1926 (Norwalk, CT) – February 13, 1951; 24 years oldEngaged to Martha Helen Urbanowicz (1923-1994); no childrenLast local address: 1 Pine Hill Road and 43 Van Zant St, East NorwalkEnlisted on October 13, 1950; Corps of Engineers, 00084, Stationary FiremanService Number: 51090029Korean War Project Key No: 18417TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 13th Engineer Combat Battalion,Continue reading “PRIVATE FRANK NICHOLAS BEERWA; U.S. ARMY”