PRIVATE JEREMIAH FISHER O’BRIEN; U.S. ARMY

October 26, 1891 (Norwalk, CT) – October 14, 1918; 26 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 12 Hamilton Avenue, South NorwalkEntered the service on October 3, 1917Serial number 2382914Unit: 5th Infantry Division, 60th Infantry, Company C Born to Michael J. O’Brien (1869-1946) and Mary O’Brien (1872-1938). One brother, William (1894-1951), who also served in the war. OneContinue reading “PRIVATE JEREMIAH FISHER O’BRIEN; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE CLAYTON WILLIAM NICHOLS; U.S. ARMY

March 24, 1893 (Fairfield, CT) – January 14, 1918; 24 years oldMarried to Edna Selleck Nichols on June 15, 1917, in Norwalk, ConnecticutLast local address: 83 Riverside Avenue, NorwalkEntered the service on November 7, 1917No serial numberUnit: 151st Depot Brigade, 10th Company Born to John Nichols (1855-1947) and Elizabeth Jewett Nichols (1860-1943). Sisters are EttaContinue reading “PRIVATE CLAYTON WILLIAM NICHOLS; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE ANTHONY JOSEPH “SPOT” MULVOY; U.S. ARMY

November 22, 1893 (Norwalk, CT) – September 15, 1918; 24 years oldMarried to Elizabeth B. Kern Mulvoy; one son, WilliamLast local address: 21 Merwin Street, NorwalkEntered the service on April 30, 1918Serial number 366420Unit: 29th Infantry Division, 113th Infantry, Company L Born to John Mulvoy (1865-1930) and Mary Fallon Mulvoy (1867-1901), both born in Ireland.Continue reading “PRIVATE ANTHONY JOSEPH “SPOT” MULVOY; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE THOMAS GAETANO MOSCARIELLO; U.S. ARMY

June 26, 1887 (Vietri sul Mare, Italy) – August 19, 1918; 31 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 17 Wood Street, South Norwalk (street no longer exists)Entered the service on February 26, 1918Serial number: 1683343Unit: 77th Infantry Division, 306th Infantry, Company M Born to Vincenzo (1861-1932) and Lucia “Lucy” (1866-1928). Brother John (1902-1971). Unemployed when he registeredContinue reading “PRIVATE THOMAS GAETANO MOSCARIELLO; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT FRED MORTON MOORE; U.S. ARMY

April 11, 1888 (Weston, CT) – September 28, 1918; 30 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: Walter Avenue, NorwalkEntered the service on September 6, 1917Serial number: 65329Unit: 102nd Infantry, Company H Parents Joseph Thomas Moore (1859-1898) and Irene Moore (1861-1930). Possible sisters Emily (1886-1956), Ida (1896-1965), and Minnie (1899-1972). Possible brothers DeWitt (1891-1967), Minor (1893-1972), and JamesContinue reading “SERGEANT FRED MORTON MOORE; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE BENJAMIN MATTHEW LUMPP; U.S. ARMY

December 11, 1890 (Port Jervis, NY) – December 28, 1918; 28 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 241 Westport Avenue, NorwalkEntered the service on May 22, 1918Serial number 2884471Unit: Company G, Medical Detachment, Camp Upton, Long Island, New York Father, Anthony Lumpp (1858-1933). One sister Eva Anna Lumpp Ochsenreiter (1894-1979). Worked as a day laborer for J.H.Continue reading “PRIVATE BENJAMIN MATTHEW LUMPP; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE CLARENCE ALLEN LOUDEN; U.S. ARMY

August 7, 1894 (Norwalk, CT) – October 14, 1918; 24 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 23 Harbor Avenue, NorwalkSerial number 3119781Unit: Headquarters 11th Training Division, Camp Meade, Maryland Born to John Joseph Louden (1859-1913) and Alice Mary Brotherton (1861-1895). The 1900 census shows Clarence and sister Ruth Louden Platt (1888-1968) living with Charles Brotherton (1836-1908) andContinue reading “PRIVATE CLARENCE ALLEN LOUDEN; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE SAMUEL LEVINE; U.S. ARMY

August 12, 1891 (Vilnius, Russia, now Lithuania) – November 26, 1918; 27 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 45 Fairfield Avenue, South NorwalkEntered the service on April 25, 1918Serial number 2674302Unit: 77th Division, 305th Infantry, Company D Unknown family information. Next of kin was listed as Nicholas (or Nathan) Lipsky, a friend, of 3 Ely Avenue, SouthContinue reading “PRIVATE SAMUEL LEVINE; U.S. ARMY”

CORPORAL JAMES PATRICK LEONARD; U.S. ARMY

May 20, 1895 (Danbury, CT) – April 24, 1919; 23 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 29 Stuart Avenue, NorwalkEntered the service on March 29, 1918Serial number 1687812Unit: 4th Division, 12th Machine Gun Battalion, Company A Born to Patrick Joseph Leonard (1863-1920) and Mary Agnes McNulty Leonard (1868-1954). Six sisters, Catherine (1889-1970), Margaret (1890-1970), Susan (1890-1928), MarionContinue reading “CORPORAL JAMES PATRICK LEONARD; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ALBERT CHRISTIAN LARSEN; U.S. ARMY

August 8, 1891 (Norwalk, CT) – October 24, 1918; 27 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 25 Pleasant View Avenue, East Norwalk (later renamed Amundsen St.)Entered the service on April 30, 1918Serial number 366424Unit: 29th Division, 111th Machine Gun Battalion, Company A Born to Christian Larsen (1861-1934) and Christina Larsen (1857-1949), both born in Denmark. Two brothers,Continue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ALBERT CHRISTIAN LARSEN; U.S. ARMY”