SPECIALIST FIFTH CLASS ROBERT FRANCIS STEVENS; U.S. ARMY

February 18, 1944 (Norwalk, CT) – June 10, 1967; 23 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 65 Van Zant Street, East NorwalkEnlisted on October 31, 1963MOS: 94B20, Food Service SpecialistTour Start Date: December 1, 1966Service number: 11432410Unit: 9th Infantry Division, 60th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, HQ & HQ Company Born to Leland A. (1922-2012) and Mary Williamson Stevens (1920-1978). RobertContinue reading “SPECIALIST FIFTH CLASS ROBERT FRANCIS STEVENS; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS DANIEL JOHN SHEA, U.S. ARMY

January 29, 1947 (Norwalk, CT) – May 14, 1969; 22 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 5 Saint John Street, East NorwalkEnlistment date: unknown date in 1967MOS: 91A10, CorpsmanTour Start Date: March 27, 1969Service number: 52725281Unit: Americal Division, 196th Inf Brigade, 21st Inf, 3rd Battalion, HQ & HQ Company Born to Raymond Paul (1914-1950) and Olive Stow Shea Salancy (1918-2003).Continue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS DANIEL JOHN SHEA, U.S. ARMY”

CORPORAL MICHAEL JOHN SCANLON; U.S. MARINE CORPS

November 12, 1945 (Norwalk, CT) – January 18, 1967; 21 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 45 Maple Street (2E), NorwalkEnlisted on June 10, 1965MOS: 0311, RiflemanTour Start Date: June 10, 1965Service number 2136902Unit: III MAF, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Recon Division, 3rd Recon Battalion, 3rd Force Recon Company Born to Thomas F. Scanlon (1914-2008) and Kathleen Burke Scanlon (1914-2000).Continue reading “CORPORAL MICHAEL JOHN SCANLON; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

LANCE CORPORAL CHARLES EDWARD RICHARDS; U.S. MARINE CORPS

July 22, 1944 (Norwalk, CT) – February 4, 1968; 23 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: parents both deceased; brother listed at 3 Yost Street, NorwalkEnlisted on April 28, 1966MOS: 0311, RiflemanTour Start Date: August 31, 1967Service number: 2289425 Unit: III MAF, 1st Marine Division, 5th Marines, 1st Battalion, B Company Born to George C. Richards (1875-1955) and Ella GeorgieContinue reading “LANCE CORPORAL CHARLES EDWARD RICHARDS; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

FIRST LIEUTENANT ALBERT MICHAEL PREVOST; U.S. MARINE CORPS

January 30, 1935 (Paris, France) – February 1, 1966; 31 years oldMarried to Marilyn J. Nash (1936-2021) who later remarried to Bobby Travis of Tennessee in 1969.Two sons, Albert (1955-) and Michael (1957-)Last local address: 40 Wilson Avenue, NorwalkMOS: 7308, PilotTour Start Date: August 21, 1965Service number: 083622Unit: III MAF, 1st Marine Air Wing, Marine Aerial Refueler TransportContinue reading “FIRST LIEUTENANT ALBERT MICHAEL PREVOST; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

STAFF SERGEANT MICHAEL BRADLEY “MICK” PAQUIN; U.S. ARMY

October 8, 1946 (Westport, CT) to December 15, 1967; 21 years oldUnmarried; engaged to Janice L. Aprea (1947-2021) of Stuart Avenue in Norwalk on April 4, 1967.Last local address: Lyncrest Drive, Norwalk, and 5 Winker Lane, WestportEnlistment date is unknownMOS: 11B40, InfantryTour Start Date: March 24, 1967Service number: RA11433127Unit: 25th Infantry Division, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, A CompanyContinue reading “STAFF SERGEANT MICHAEL BRADLEY “MICK” PAQUIN; U.S. ARMY”

CORPORAL EDWARD VINCENT PALMENTA; U.S. ARMY

July 31, 1944 (Norwalk, CT) – June 11, 1969; 24 years oldMarried to Elaine Ramanauskas Palmenta on July 25, 1964 in NorwalkOne child, daughter Christina Robyn PalmentaLast local address: 9 Gordon Street and 68 Chestnut Street, South NorwalkEnlisted on June 20, 1968MOS: 13A10, Field ArtilleryTour Start Date: January 7, 1969Service number: 56840481Unit: Americal Division, 196th Infantry Brigade, 82nd ArtilleryContinue reading “CORPORAL EDWARD VINCENT PALMENTA; U.S. ARMY”

CORPORAL WILLIAM JOSEPH LILLY; U.S. MARINE CORPS

January 31, 1944 (New York, NY) – July 15, 1966; 22 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 375 Rowayton AvenueEnlisted on August 20, 1963MOS: 2531, Field Radio OperatorTour Start Date: unknownService number: 2041198Unit: III MAF, 3rd Marine Division, 4th Marines, Headquarters & Service Company Born to Robert A. Sr. (1904-1982) and Lucille Cunningham Lilly (1908-1988). Two brothers, Reverend Father RobertContinue reading “CORPORAL WILLIAM JOSEPH LILLY; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS RICHARD ALAN “RIT” KASKE; U.S. ARMY

March 19, 1947 (Norwalk, CT) – December 21, 1967; 20 years oldMarried to Barbara VanSteenburg Kaske on July 14, 1967.One daughter, Danielle, who was not born after PFC Kaske’s death.Last local address: 20 Poplar Street, East NorwalkEnlisted on October 22, 1967MOS: 11B10, Light Weapons InfantryService number: 52722617Tour Start Date: October 22, 1967Unit: 25th Infantry Division, 27th Infantry Regiment,Continue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS RICHARD ALAN “RIT” KASKE; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JAMES THOMAS HENDRICKS; U.S. MARINE CORPS

June 6, 1949 (Norwalk, CT) – October 6, 1968; 19 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 93 Woodward Avenue, Apt 8, South NorwalkEnlisted on August 30, 1966 (17 years old)MOS: 0351, AssaultmanService number: 2239603Tour Start Date: July 28, 1968Unit: III MAF, 1st Marine Division, 7th Marines, 2nd Battalion, Headquarters & Service Company Born to James D. (1923-?) and Amelia Butler HendricksContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JAMES THOMAS HENDRICKS; U.S. MARINE CORPS”